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  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q Cover Billboard [Update: Kendrick Planning To Drop New LP In September]
    There's no denying that Top Dawg has come up. With ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated Oxymoron album about to take over the Billboard 200 and debut at #1, and with Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city still doing numbers on the charts, both rappers have been tapped by Billboard to cover their upcoming issue.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Speaks On Origin Of Name & Pill Addiction
    ScHoolboy Q released his major label debut, Oxymoron just this week, but he's been conceptualizing it for years. In an extensive interview with NPR, Q spoke at length about the themes and titles he chose for his albums in advance, the origin of his name, as well as his battle with addiction. 
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says "Druggys Wit Hoes Pt. 3" Will Drop Next Month
    ScHoolboy Q has kept the "Druggys Wit Hoes" theme going over the years, with the first collaboration with his Black Hippy counterpart Ab-Soul arriving on his Setbacks album, and then a second edition, "Druggys Wit Hoes Again", also featuring Soulo, appearing on his last LP Habits & Contradictions.
  • Cover of Review: ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron"
    An important facet of memorable groups throughout hip-hop history is chemistry: the dynamics every member brings to the table is an essential part of a group's success.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" & Kid Cudi's "Satellite Flight" First Week Sales Projections
    With both ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron and Kid Cudi's Satellite Flight out now (although the latter is only out digitally), we've received first week sales projections for each.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says He Hated "Break The Bank", Has 5 More Records With Alchemist
    ScHoolboy Q released his major label debut, Oxymoron today, which features some pretty crazy production credits, including work from Pharrell, Mike WiLL Made It, Tyler, The Creator and DJ Dahi. One of the most interesting collaborations however is with Alchemist on "Break The Bank".
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Discusses "Blacc Hollywood" and Smoking Pot With Miley Cyrus
    For those dying to hear from Wiz about some new stuff, he stopped by Billboard's offices in New York to talk about his upcoming ventures, including albums, massive tours, and surprising collaborations. Blacc Hollywood is nearing its completions, however Wiz points out that it's "not all the way put toget
  • Cover of Stream ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" In Its Entirety
    ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron was one of the most anticipated rap albums in some time. As anticipation goes these days, fans were not necessarily waiting for the release date, but for the leak date. A few days ago, it finally happened, and as a result, Q is streaming the album in its entirety on iTunes. 
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 15-21)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Pharrell Covers Billboard Magazine
    On the heels of his new album announcement, Pharrell has snagged the cover of the upcoming issue of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: February 20
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Admits He's Back On Lean; Says "My Music Sucks Right Now"
     To promote his upcoming album Oxymoron, TDE’s Schoolboy Q stopped by Hot 97 the other day for an exclusive listening party. Following the session, Q went over and paid a visit to Angie Martinez to talk about some serious topics including his drug habit.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals He's On ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" [Update: ScHoolboy Says He's Not On "Oxymoron"]
    ScHoolboy Q revealed the official tracklist for Oxymoron earlier this month, which included features from the likes of Tyler, The Creator, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Raekwon and more. 50 Cent was not included amongst the many features, but according to Fif himself, he will appear on the album.
  • Cover of Watch The Live Stream As ScHoolboy Q Previews "Oxymoron"
    Today ScHoolboy Q hits the Listening Lounge, with host Peter Rosenberg, to preview his highly anticipated album Oxymoron. In the past few weeks at HNHH, we have been compiling every bit of information about the upcoming TDE project, but nothing beats hearing it for the first time.
  • Cover of TDE Announces Pre-Sale Numbers For ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron"
    ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron album is two weeks away and so anticipation is at an all-time high.
  • Cover of Everything We Know About ScHoolboy Q's Debut Album "Oxymoron" So Far
    So here's the run down. First there was news of a ScHoolboy Q album in 2013, and we thought it would arrive that same year. When that didn't happen, a lot of people started getting anxious.
  • Cover of The TDE Timeline: A Magnified Look At Top Dawg's Rise To The Top
    For Top Dawg Entertainment, it's been all grind. A decade ago, Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith began building the groundwork for the independent label. The first artist signed by Tiffith was Watts, Los Angeles rapper Jay Rock. The next was K-Dot, a king now known as Kendrick Lamar.
  • Cover of Trophies: Counting Down Drake's Number One Hits
    Since August 18 2012, Drake surpassed the legendary Jay Z in terms of number one records on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Jay Z held the title with nine number ones at the time, but Drizzy pulled in his tenth number one with being featured on 2 Chainz's "No Lie".
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Reveals Tracklist For "Oxymoron"
    The time has finally arrived for us to peep the tracklist for ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated album Oxymoron. Based off the leaks we've received thus far, including a snippet of the track "Gangsta", we're in for some big things from the TDE rapper. 
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Announces "Oxymoron" Tour With Isaiah Rashad & Vince Staples
    With ScHoolboy Q's upcoming new album Oxymoron we will also be getting a new tour, the rapper announced today.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Discusses Cover Art For "Oxymoron"
    Now that an album release date and cover art has been revealed for TDE's rapper next-up, ScHoolboy Q, we are patiently playing the waiting game until February 25th. 
  • Cover of Ria Christina  - The Lead Girl Of Schoolboy Q's "Man Of The Year" (Interview & Gallery)
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Cover Billboard's 2014 "Power 100" Issue, Rank #1
    Billboard has released its 2014 "Power 100" list, and perhaps unsurprisingly, Jay Z and Beyonce were given the #1 spot on this list. This comes after the power couple earned the #1 spot of Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples list. Obviously money and power are connected. 
  • Cover of Album Cover Revealed For Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron"
     The countdown is on for Schoolboy Q's highly anticipated debut album Oxymoron. With a February 25th release date that's right around the corner, the South Central L.A. rapper has went ahead and revealed the official artwork for his album on Monday night.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
    The numbers have arrived for Kid Ink's RCA debut My Own Lane. The album was projected to move a respectable 40-45k opening week, and he actually surpassed that amount.
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