Perform FREE on Media Matters Soundstage during #SxSW | Makin' It Magazine

Perform FREE on Media Matters Soundstage during #SxSW

Ended 2 weeks ago!


Next year Makin' It Magazine returns to Austin for its 4th Annual Media Matters Soundstage during SxSW. Each year our event brings together 100+ Bloggers, Magazines, Radio Shows and Industry Professionals to check out an amazing line up of new talent.

Past media attnedees have included: AllHipHop, K100 Radio, Worldstar Hip Hop, Hype Magazine, HipHopSince1987, Hip Hop Weekly, WhyCauseICan and Hip Hop DX among others.

In addition to the 5 Headliners that will be announced leading up to the event, we'll also be selecting 15 of our members to perform for FREE and covering Flight and Hotels for up to 5 of them!

UPDATE: We've already selected 7 acts to perform for FREE and will be choosing the Final 8 after submissions close on Monday. Check out the current showlist below!

  1.  Y0$#! aka Yoshi (Cincinnati)
  2. New Yonkaz (Chicago)
  3. 16OS (Decatur)
  4. Lyrical Preacher (DMV)
  5. Joiliyah (Atlanta)
  6. Bama Baby (Houston)
  7. J-Gutz (Cincinnati)!
  8. * To be Selected *
  9. * Someone with Dope Music *
  10. * Another Artist with GOOD Performance Footage *
  11. * Someone who has a Full Membership *
  12. * Someone who deserves it based on their music *
  13. * An Artist that will make the MOST of this opportunity *
  14. * Someone who wants it enough to submit *
  15.  * Could be YOU! *


Submit by 11:59PM on January 31, 2018
** Deadline has been extended by 48 Hours due to Late Email **


15 Members will be selected to receive the following

  • Performance set on The Media Matters Soundstage
  • On Stage Interview to Discuss Career and upcoming projects
  • Song Placement on Media Matters Promo CD (1,000+ Physical)
  • Song Placement on Media Matters Playlist (Soundcloud & Spotify)
  • Inclusion in Full Promotional Campaign for Media Matters Soundstage
    • Email Blasts
    • Social Media Promo (Twitter, Facebook, Isntagram)
    • Social Media ad campaign (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snaptchat, Youtube)
    • Magazine Ads
    • Flyers (10K Print)
    • Posters (1k)

Up to 5 Members selected to perform will also receive Paid Flight & Hotel Accomodations courtesy of Makin' It Magazine.


Must have an Annual Membership to submit or a Monthly Membership older than 12 months.

This Opportunity has already ended but check out some of the other great opportunities available below!