SOURCE: Music World Entertainment

March 06, 2008 16:51 ET

Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment Artists, Billy Joe Shaver, IB3, The Bamaz and Lady Lux Perform During SXSW 2008 in Austin, TX

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 6, 2008) - Female rapper IB3, legendary Country singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, production and songwriting trio The Bamaz, and R&B/Pop princesses Lady Lux will perform during SXSW in Austin, Texas next week. All artists are signed to Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment.

Legendary singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver will perform Friday, March 14th at 2:00 PM at the Texas Music Magazine listener appreciation party and 7:00 PM at Jo's Coffee. Shaver is currently touring in support of his Grammy-nominated album, "Everybody's Brother." He recently wrapped filming the Bill Engvall-Billy Ray Cyrus movie, "Bait Shop."

IB3, The Bamaz and Lady Lux, all Houston, Texas based talent, will perform on Wednesday, March 12th at Molotov, located at 719 W. 6th Street during "SXSW SOUL Presented by The Bloom Effect/Smooth." Lady Lux will hit the stage at 10:05PM, followed by The Bamaz at 10:25PM and IB3 at 11:00PM.

IB3, a female rapper born and raised in the Third Ward, delivers witty one-liners, and a brusque and edgy, yet feminine delivery on her debut digital single, "Rep Da Souf" due out on April 14. IB3's music is currently featured on MTV's Sweet Sixteen program and is a part of this year's Dr. Pepper/Wendy's New Artist promotion.

Lady Lux, an R&B/Pop female group is comprised of three beautiful, professionally trained singers and dancers. They are a soulful trio who are currently working on their debut album with producers that include Bryan Michael Cox, Troy Taylor and Cameron Wallace. The former Houston Rockets Power Dancers command attention with their high-energy performance and up-tempo, party starting jams. Their first single, "This My Song" will be available digitally on April 14.

The Bamaz are a production and songwriting team who have worked with the industry's elite including Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, Destiny's Child, Mike Jones, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Sunshine Anderson, Kelly Rowland and more. In addition to working with other artists, The Bamaz are also artists with their own sound that combines live music with hard-hitting programmed drums and intelligent lyrics.

For more information, press kits and interviews, contact Chanel Green, VP Publicity, at chanel.green@musicworldent.com.

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