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Alex Wiley releases “Own Man” documentary, named finalist for XXL Freshman cover

posted by Oscar March 11, 2014

2014 has already been busy year for Chicago’s Alex Wiley with the announcement of his new Village Party Mixtape with last month’s release of “Own Man” and the news that he’s a finalist for the XXL Freshman Cover.  Before heading out to Austin, TX for SXSW, Closed Sessions has released a documentary that show’s how Wiley linked up with Mick Jenkins to put together “Own Man.” The mini-doc examines their approach to the song and Wiley’s goal to make his listeners feel like they really know him.  Check it out above.

Vote for Alex Wiley for XXL Freshman 2014 cover here:…

If you’re going to be down in ATX for SXSW, make sure to catch Alex Wiley performing at one of the dates below:

March 13th – Nice Kicks Showcase, 2815 Guadalupe St, Austin Texas (12-6pm)
March 13th -AAEMP Records Showcase Bat Bar, 248 East 6th Street (5pm Set)
March 13th-Lyph of the Party, 218 East 6th St (12:30 am set)
March 14th – Say Cheese Pool Party, 13911 Panorama Dr. (2pm set)
March 14th – Hip Hop Supreme Sound Stage, Esther’s Follies 525 East St (4pm set)
March 14th- Peter Rosenberg’s Rap-N-Wrestling The Parish 214 East 6th St (9:20pm set)
March 15th- HipHop Supreme Soundstage, The North Door – 502 Brushy St (4pm set)
March 15th Hip Hop Official SXSW Showcase 512 on 6th St- 408 East 6th St (1:30 am set)



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