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  • Cover of Release Date For ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" To Be Announced Next Week
    Last night we received new music from ScHoolboy Q which, funnily enough, was titled "Man of the Year," however it's not from Q's highly anticipated album Oxymoron, rather it's from the soundtrack of NBA Live 14.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Aims To Shed Light On Classic Gangster Rap With His New "Oxymoron" Album
    In a new interview with MTV News, TDE's ScHoolboy Q reiterated his status as a gangster rapper. 
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Calls Nas His Favorite Rapper, Jay Z "The Best To Ever Rap"
    ScHoolboy Q may be from the west coast, but like many rappers these days, his influences are varied. The TDE rapper spoke with BRealTV about the assumption that he only pulls from artists from his region, and his position on the greatest rapper of all time.
  • 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 Eminem Covers Billboard Magazine
    This is as brief as it gets, folks. Eminem is the latest emcee to appear on the cover of Billboard magazine.  The title reads: "Marshall's Law - The Making And Marketing Of A Rap God's Return". The Marshall Mathers LP 2 drops next week.  Peep the cover in the gallery above.
  • Cover of TDE's Punch Says ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" Is 90% Done, May Still Come Out This Year
    When people think TDE, they think Black Hippy, but Terrence "Punch" Henderson is the man behind the scenes. The co-president's role involves both business and music, handling the general operations of the company as well as seeking out producers and artists that catch his interest.
  • Cover of TDE Set To Drop New Music This Week
    Last night, Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith announced via Twitter that he'd be dropping new material from the TDE camp this coming week.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Hints That "Oxymoron" Will Arrive In January
    This afternoon we were treated with a TDE remix of their newest signee, Isaiah Rashad's "Shot You Down." The track now feels more complete with added verses from ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock, and the additional hook.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Discusses Kendrick Lamar's Verse & His Own In BET Cypher
    Yesterday Travi$ Scott voiced his opinion on his own freestyle during the BET cyphers, saying he was "underwhelmed" by the beat. Today the talk of the BET cyphers continues, as ScHoolboy Q talks about the TDE cypher with Sway In The Morning.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock & Ab-Soul Cover XXL
    TDE just delivered a pretty memorable cypher on last night's BET Hip Hop awards, and now they're taking the cover of XXL. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock will appear on the front of the October/November 2013 issue, with a cover story on "Rap's Illest Crew".
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q On Kendrick Lamar's BET Cypher Verse: "I Didn't Know He Went At Drake"
    Much has been said about Kendrick's BET cypher verse, especially considering it hasn't even been released in full yet. There's been confusion over who the Compton rapper is targeting in the snippet, though most have assumed it to be Drake.
  • Cover of After 8 Years, Kanye West's "Gone" Debuts On Billboard Charts
     This week, Kanye West has one of the top songs in the country, but you won't find it on Yeezus. You’ll have to go back about 8 years and dig up Late Registration.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 20-26
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Reveals Tracklist For "Old"
    Danny Brown is gearing up to finally release his album, Old, through Fool's Gold label. He's been dropping leaks week by week, with the release date for the album in a week from now.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q & More To Perform At 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards
    Around a month ago BET revealed the nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which go down in Atlanta on September 28th.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" Delayed Due to Sample Clearance Issues, New Leak Coming Soon
    Although Schoolboy Q recently announced that he'd finished his new album "Oxymoron" and submitted it the label, it looks like the wait isn't over yet. Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith, CEO of Top Dawg Entertainment, took to Twitter yesterday to explain the delayed release of the project, which is apparently stuck i
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says "Oxymoron" Is Finished & He Turned It In To TDE
    ScHoolboy Q has been drumming up a lot of excitement for his upcoming album, Oxymoron, and although he's spoken on what to expect from the album theme-wise, and delivered two singles thus far, what he hasn't given fans is a release date. However, today Q has revealed that the album is definitely on the way.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Talks "Oxymoron" Pressure & Spending $6,000 A Month On Weed
    Since early on in the summer, we've had a pretty consistent flood of anticipated rap releases, but we're still waiting on a couple big ones-- ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron among them.
  • Cover of Drake Covers Billboard Magazine, And His Father Will Be Featured On "Nothing Was The Same"
    Although Drake's relationship with his father has been turbulent in the past, the two seem to have resolved their differences, considering his old man will be appearing on his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same.
  • Cover of Top Dawg Entertainment's CEO Speaks Out On Label, Signing Kendrick Lamar & More
    Top Dawg seems to be the independent label that's next up, with four rising rappers who all have their own niche in the rap market.
  • Cover of A3C Festival Announces ScHoolboy Q, Bun B, A$AP Ferg Among Performers This Year
    The Atlanta hip-hop festival A3C now spans five days for their ninth annual event. This year the festival takes place on October 2nd til the 6th.
  • 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 Game Says ScHoolBoy Q Will Be On New Album, "O.K.E." Mixtape Out Next Week
    Game has been teasing his Operation Kill Everything mixtape for some time now. With no forseeable release date for the project, it was hard to guage when we'd be seeing it. In a recent interview, Game has clarified that it will be coming sooner than we expect, and his subsequent 6th album is also in the works.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Believes ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" Will Be Better Than Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d. city"
    In the final instalment of Hardknock TV's recent interview with Mac Miller, the rapper shared his thoughts on ScHoolboy Q's upcoming album Oxymoron, which he feels is the best TDE album to date, period. Or does he? 
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Explains How Meek Mill Influenced "Christopher DRONEr"
    Ab-Soul recently released a single, "Christopher DRONEr" which calls back to the February 2013 Christopher Dorner case. For those not familiar with the tragedy, Dorner was a one time police officer who went on a killing spree of LAPD officers, before taking his own life.
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