Black Hippy News

  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Speaks On "Oxymoron" Follow-Up, Black Hippy Album
    ScHoolboy Q has expressed doubt that a Black Hippy album will come to fruition, citing his solo career as coming first at this point in time.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Wants Dr. Dre To Let Black Hippy Make "Detox"
    Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock are all forces to be reckoned with on their own, but when they come together like Voltron to form Black Hippy, it's something truly special. A full length project from the group has always been hinted at, but it seems things are still up in the air at this point.
  • Cover of Schoolboy Q Talks Black Hippy Album And His Brief Break From Smoking
    Last Saturday, Schoolboy Q was one of many performers to take the stage at Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert in L.A., but before his set with Isaiah Rashad, Q chatted backstage with Rap-Up TV.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Says He's "Turned In" Two New Projects
    Fans have been patiently awaiting a new Ab-Soul project since 2012's Control System, and while 2013 passed by without one, Ab may be making up for it by releasing two new efforts in the new year.
  • Cover of TDE Plans To Drop Six Albums In New Year
    This is good news for all fans of the TDE roster. TDE's CEO, who goes by Dangeroo Kipawaa on Twitter, announced that six projects are slated to arrive in the New Year from various members of the TDE roster.
  • Cover of Live Stream Power 106 L.A.'s Cali Christmas Concert, Feat. Black Hippy, J. Cole, 2 Chainz & More
    Power 106 Los Angeles' annual Cali Christmas concert just kicked off at the Honda Center in Anaheim, folks. 
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Addresses Death Row Records & Top Dawg Entertainment Comparisons
    In a recent interview with VIBE, Snoop Dogg responded to Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith's comparison of Death Row Records and Top Dawg Entertainment, dismissing it but acknowledging the former's influence on the latter.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says The XXL Black Hippy Cover Is "So Disrespectful"
    TDE's Black Hippy recently graced the cover of XXL magazine, following which Ab-Soul took to Twitter to express his disdain for the fact that XXL went with the headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy..." Now ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock have joined in with Soulo's criticism of the magazine cover.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Turned Down An Offer To Sign With TDE
    In a new interview with MTV's Rap Fix Live, Chicagoan emcee Chance The Rapper revealed that Top Dog Entertainment offered him a record deal, which he declined.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul & Jay Rock Speak On Their Similarities & Differences, Rapping For Fun
    While rolling in a pretty tight-knit crew, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock couldn't be more different. While Jay Rock favors mean-mug west-coast street rap, Soulo is known to create smoked-out, conspiracy theory-laden cuts.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Says He's Finalizing New Project "Black Lip Pastor" [Update: Soulo Says "BLP" Is Not The Title]
    The Black Hippy rappers continue to make moves. While ScHoolboy Q is still waiting on sample clearances before we can hear his upcoming album, Oxymoron, Ab-Soul seems like he's gearing up to start promoting his own release.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Criticizes XXL's Magazine Cover For Headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy"
    The Black Hippy crew, consisting of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul, are featured on the new XXL cover. You may have noticed though, that the cover headline says "With Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy...TDE Rap's Illest Crew," thus making it seem like Black Hippy is a separate entity from K. Dot.
  • Cover of TDE Signs New Rapper Isaiah Rashad [Update: It's Official]
    TDE is known for its four rappers, who also make up the Black Hippy crew: Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. Many people have speculated who will be the next addition to the label which is now affiliated with Interscope, and whether or not a new TDE artist would also be in Black Hippy.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Explains Black Hippy's Unique Approach
    Kendrick Lamar has made a lot of noise on his own in the last year or so, particularly in the last week. The rapper is in the business for more than just himself however, as he's always had his Black Hippy crew in tow.
  • Cover of Photo: Eminem & Black Hippy In The Studio
     After being spotted in the studio with Chris Rock and Big Sean last month, Eminem has now been seen hitting the studio with the Black Hippy crew.
  • Cover of Black Hippy & Earl Sweatshirt Among Performers At Downtown Music Fest In New York
    Downtown Events has announced their line-up for next month's music festival, Downtown Music Fest. The festival takes place in Lower Manhattan, New York, and covers many different genres of music over two days worth of shows.
  • Cover of Beyonce, Black Hippy, Wiz Khalifa, Among Performers At Jay-Z's "Made In America" Festival
    The lineup for the Jay-Z-curated "Made In America" Festival has been announced. The Philadelphia festival will be headlined By Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails on each of its respective days.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt & Black Hippy Included In NYC's Downtown Music Festival Lineup
    The initial lineup for New York City's annual Downtown Music Festival has been announced, and it incudes Earl Sweatshirt and the Black Hippy collective that is Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. Joining them is a fleet of more alternative artists including Black D
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