Concerts

SXSW Report Card: Killer Mike, Mistah F.A.B, Tech N9ne, Chiddy Bang

Wednesday night at the Vibe House featured a hip-hop lineup for every taste bud: Mistah F.A.B. for the Bay Area rap flava, Killer Mike for the lyrically inclined, Chiddy Bang for the college kids, Tech N9ne for the weird and wonderful. Here's how they fared at Venue 222.   Mistah F.A.B.

Bay Area's Mistah F.A.B. wears a heavy heart these days. He lost his parents just as he became one himself. F.A.B. had a daughter in 2010. He lost his mother to cancer last year. His father died of AIDS when he was 12   "This shit is bigger than hip-hop," he tells the crowd at Venue 222. "This shit is about saving lives." While he's noted for helping propel hyphy to great heights, tonight F.A.B. would rather move minds than move behinds.

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