Ab-Soul Takes Shots At Jay Electronica In "DWTW" Opening Track
Ab-Soul's new album is not a peaceful one. On "RAW (backwards)," the opening track of his new album Do What Thou Wilt, Soulo takes shots at Jay Electronica for picking a fight with Kendrick Lamar.
Ab-Soul Shares "DWTW" Album Tracklist, Previews New Music
Fans have been begging for a new album from Ab-Soul all year, and this week, the TDE rapper finally gave his rabid followers a release date. Now he's shared some new music and the tracklist from the project, which is scheduled to arrive this Friday, December 9th.The project will feature guest appearances from Mac Miller, ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Rapsody, Bas, Punch, and more. Producers include Wondagurl, ASAP P on the Boards, Sounwave, and Thundercat.View the full tracklist, as well as a preview of some new music below.
Vote: Who Should Win Best Rap Album At The 2017 Grammys?
The 2017 Grammy nominations have been revealed. If you look at the 21-year history of Best Rap Album, the category's winner has usually been the most commercially successful album, which would indicate that Drake's Views is the front-runner.
ScHoolboy Q's Twitter Hacked
ScHoolboy Q's Twitter was hacked by a maverick referring to himself only as "rorylol" on Tuesday morning. The hacker went on an anti-Israel rant, calling Drake a "filtHy zionist" and claiming that israel are tHe ones tHat are trying to sHut down kanye."
ScHoolboy Q Performs YG's "F*ck Donald Trump," Says "I Don't Believe Your Vote Counts Anymore"
Everyone has their own way of dealing with the news that Donald Trump has become the President of the United States, and ScHoolboy Q decided to express his frustration on stage while on tour in Australia."Y'all all fucking know Donald Trump is now the punk-ass president," said Q, which was greeted by resounding boos from the crowd.
Stream Jahkoy's "Foreign Water" EP
We recently featured Jahkoy native in our Meet the Artist series. This morning, the 22-year-old Toronto singer released Foreign Water, his first project since he signed to Def Jam.
Meet Jahkoy: The Toronto Singer Who Found "Heaven" In California
Signing to Def Jam at the end of last summer, the fresh-faced 22-year-old Toronto singer who goes by his first name of Jahkoy is relatively new to the spotlight. Though he talks like he belongs, and he couldn’t be more excited to be here. He’s been making music since age 11, and for most of those years, he’s done so obsessively -- knowing that being a musician is his one and only calling.
Every Kendrick Lamar Feature From 2016 So Far
Kendrick Lamar started the year off strong with the release of untitled. unmastered, but he's also been keeping bust with guest appearances, showing up on range of records from fellow TDE members, underground emcees, and the biggest pop acts going.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of September 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Presidential Debate Tonight, Anticipated To Be Most Watched Of All Time
This is gonna be a moment. After what has felt like a decade of campaigning, we the people have reached a momentous landmark in one of the strangest elections of the last century - the first debate. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off on live television tonight at 9pm EST with the world watching, for what is widely expected to be "the largest audience for a campaign event in American history."
Vote: What Is The Greatest Black Hippy Posse Cut?
Black Hippy is the greatest rap collective this side of the Wu-Tang Clan. Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, & Ab-Soul each possess a unique skill set and temperament and are unstoppable when united. Black Hippy is the rap game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. They have released numerous posse cuts over the years, albeit with increasing infrequency. Here are the 11 of the very best:
Behind The Beat: Swiff D
Swiff D was the one kid in Ontario, California who was listening to Biggie growing up. "You could walk down the block and hear a whole Suga Free album from like 15 boom boxes simultaneously," he says of the West Coast fixation of his neighborhood. "My main thing was not wanting to sound like what everyone else did, but making sure people knew where I came from."
New Marvel Hip Hop Variants: ScHoolboy Q, Tyler, the Creator, Chance the Rapper, & More
Marvel is back with a giant batch of hip hop variant covers. No need to dawdle, let's jump right in. Here they are in order of appearance: Nova #1 by Christian Ward | Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book Champions #1 by Rahzzah | Wu-Tang Clan's Iron Flag Cage! #1 by Marco D’Alfonso | LL Cool J's Bigger & Deffer Foolkiller #1 by Jeffrey Veregge | Insane Clown Posse’s The Great Milenko
ScHoolboy Q Releases "Blank Face" Merch Collection
ScHoolboy Q revealed a new line of "Blank Face" merch this afternoon that includes a smorgasbord of jackets, hats, long-sleeve tees, and hoodies. Click through the imagery gallery to see a selection of images taken from the collection lookbook.
Behind The Beat: Sounwave
“Mustard on the beat, ho!!!” “DJ Esco... The coolest DJ in the world!” *Repeats first beat of the song four times* “If young Metro don’t trust you, I’mma shoot you…”
Danny Brown Shares Snippet Of New Song With ScHoolboy Q "Pneumonia"
One of the most glorious moments of the summer was when Danny Brown released his single "When It Rain." Was it weird? Yes. But when it comes to Old Danny Brown, weirdness and greatness go hand in hand.
TDE President Shares Mysterious Release Date
Earlier this year, TDE CEO Top Dawg suggested that at least 6 projects would be released by the label in 2016, one from each of its signees, as well as the possibility of music from two unnamed artists (one later revealed to be Lance Skiiiwalker). So far, TDE has dropped Kendrick Lamar's untitled, unmastered and ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face LP, meaning there's a whole lot more to come in the second half of the year.
Lil Wayne, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky & More To Perform At Camp Flog Gnaw 2016
Camp Flog Gnaw is approaching. This afternoon Tyler, The Creator took to his Instagram to unveil the line-up for this year's annual festival, which takes place at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. This year the festival spans November 12-13. The line-up this year is pretty impressive. Lil Wayne, Erykah Badu, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, The Creator and Chance The Rapper act as the main headliners. You'll also get to catch performances from Kehlani, DJ Mustard, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush Zombies, Action Bronson, SZA, Joey Bada$$ and many others.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of July 2016
HNHH recently launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop.
Charts Don't Lie: July 27
Drake is once again at the #1 spot with his fourth studio album VIEWS. The record continues to thrive, and although "Once Dance" was bumped from the #1 spot, he doesn't seem to show any signs of slowing down soon. Rihanna, Beyonce, and ScHoolboy Q all join Drizzy in the top 10 of Billboard's 200 chart, marking a solid showing for R&B and hip hop on the charts this week.