ScHoolboy Q On NiteCap With Peter Bailey
In Peter Bailey's recent NiteCap episode he enlisted ScHoolboy Q to join him at Miami's Circle House Studios. The two have a conversation about gangster rap and all that genre depicts, with Peter Bailey first offering up his own opinion on gangster rap. Q discusses having fans of all different walks of life enjoying his gangsterism, being the new face of gangster rap, how it affects his daughter and his daughter seeing strippers come out during his show, and much more.
ScHoolboy Q Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid "Studio" Video (NSFW)
ScHoolboy Q Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
ScHoolboy Q dropped his debut album, Oxymoron, earlier this year, and we've already been given a few visual accompaniments to the project, such as "Man Of The Year", and "What They Want". Now, one of the album's clear highlights (and fan favorites), "Studio" has been given its own very literal interpretation. The clip finds ScHoolboy at a late night studio session, when his girl calls him up to check in on him via Skype call.
Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, & Others Reflect On "Illmatic"
Next week, Nas celebrates the 20th anniversary of his iconic debut, Illmatic, with a deluxe reissue featuring previously unreleased demos and remixes. With the release fast approaching, not only has Nas himself reflected on the LP two decades later, but many of hip-hop’s major players have also weighed in on the project, including Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Sir Michael Rocks, Jay Rock, Tech N9ne, and several others.
ScHoolboy Q & YG Perform "Who Do You Love" & "I Just Wanna Party" Live
ScHoolboy Q Feat. YG
We already posted the footage from ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul performing "Druggys Wit Hoes Pt. 3" for the very first time, live at Club Nokia in L.A. during the "Oxymoron" tour. The night proved to be eventful, in addition to bringing out Soulo, Groovy Q brought out fellow Left Coaster YG. YG and Q and performed cuts from My Krazy Life, including "Who Do You Love" and the ScHoolboy Q-featured "I Just Wanna Party."
ScHoolboy Q & Ab-Soul Debut "Druggys Wit Hoes Pt. 3" Live In L.A.
ScHoolboy Q Feat. Ab-Soul
ScHoolboy Q promised in February that he would drop the highly anticipated collaboration with fellow TDE spitter Ab-Soul, "Druggys Wit Hoes Pt. 3" in a month. Well, it's definitely been a month and the collabo has yet to officially arrive, but seeing as the rapper debuted it live with Soulo at Club Nokia last night, we may see the CDQ in the near future (although before performing the record live, the two said they think they will never drop it...)
Schoolboy Q Performs "What They Want" On Jimmy Kimmel
Schoolboy Q stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night to perform two tracks from his recent number one album, Oxymoron. After breezing through the BJ The Chicago Kid-assisted "Studio," the TDE rapper brought "What They Want" to the stage.
Schoolboy Q and BJ The Chicago Kid Perform "Studio" On Jimmy Kimmel
ScHoolboy Q Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
Last night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" featured Schoolboy Q as the musical guest, and the rapper performed two Oxymoron tracks to a hometown crowd in L.A. Above, watch him and BJ The Chicago Kid perform "Studio," the album's smoothest track. The performance began a bit humorously when Kimmel introduced the song's featured artist as "BJ and the Chicago Kid," perhaps getting his name confused with the film "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."
Schoolboy Q Shares His Favorite Word
Schoolboy Q isn’t afraid to open up. Last month, he shared the most embarrassing moment in his life, when in the 4th grade he shit on himself, as well as the time he threw up after smoking weed for the first time.
Tinashe Feat. ScHoolboy Q "2 On" Video
Tinashe Feat. ScHoolboy Q
Since we first profiled the rising singer Tinashe almost exactly a year ago, she's made lots of big moves.
ScHoolboy Q Talks Meeting Kanye West & More With Bootleg Kev
ScHoolboy Q, like many rappers, attended the recent South by Southwest festival out in Austin, Texas. While he was there he had the chance to meet Kanye West, something which he discusses in a new interview with Bootleg Kev.
Tinashe Feat. Schoolboy Q "2 On (Teaser)" Video
Tinashe Feat. ScHoolboy Q
"2 On," produced by DJ Mustard and featuring Schoolboy Q, was a highlight of the gorgeous Tinashe's musical work. Now, we're getting a music video for the track. No, this isn't quite it. The real video comes out in a couple of days, on the 24th (of March). This here is a teaser for the full video, showing Tinashe behind the cameras and smoke whilst filming, as well as some actual shots which will be on the video.
ScHoolboy Q Recalls Throwing Up His First Time Smoking Weed
ScHoolboy Q may be a fan of the Kush now, but his relationship with weed had pretty rocky start. The Oxymoron rapper recalled the first time he smoked weed, which happened when he was about 18 (he referred to himself as a "late bloomer"). The emcee apparently got a hold of some kush that was a little too strong for a first timer, explaining that he vomited instantly after his second pull.
Schoolboy Q Vs. Nardwuar At SXSW
Schoolboy Q was down in Austin, Texas last week for the annual SXSW Music Festival. While Q isn’t entirely happy with how “corporate” things have gotten down there over the years, he did continue his set of promo runs and performances. One stop Q took time out for was the always-informative interview with Nardwuar the Human Serviette.
Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, & Jay Rock Perform At iTunes Festival (Full Set)
We've seen footage of Jay Z and Kanye West tearing it up at SXSW, but while all that was going down, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Isaiah Rashad, and SZA were putting in work at the iTunes festival. Despite the absence of Ab-Soul, the TDE crew put on quite a show with the majority of the 52 minute runtime showcasing ScHoolboy Q, who performed plenty of tracks from his recent #1 album, Oxymoron.
Schoolboy Q Performs At The iTunes Festival At SXSW
As you may know, Schoolboy Q made headlines down in Austin, Texas already for allegedly not being allowed entrance into 50 Cent’s showcase on Tuesday night. Well on day 2 of the music festival, TDE had their own showcase and wouldn’t have to worry about gaining access into this event.
2 Chainz Brings Out ScHoolboy Q At Def Jam SXSW Showcase
2 Chainz Feat. ScHoolboy Q
As part of Def Jam's 30th anniversary celebrations, they kicked off SXSW with a Def Jam 30 showcase at Stubbs BBQ. For the event, they enlisted 2 Chainz, Pusha T, YG, Gunplay, Redmand and Method to perform. The show proved to be star-studded, with the likes of Kanye West, Jay Z, Rick Ross, Justin Bieber and Russell Simmons all hitting up the crowd to watch the performances.
Wale Feat. Schoolboy Q "Clappers (Live)" Video
Wale Feat. ScHoolboy Q
In the wake of his hugely adored "Oxymoron" release, Schoolboy Q is hitting the road, embarking on a major national tour. Here you can see Schoolboy Q in Maryland's Fillmore Silver Spring (those who've been can vouch for it as a serious venue), bringing DC's prized Wale out onto the stage to complete the live performance of Wale's hugely popular song, "Clappers."
ScHoolboy Q Feat. 2 Chainz "What They Want" Video
ScHoolboy Q Feat. 2 Chainz
ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron dropped last month and one of the standout tracks from the project came in the form of "What They Want", a Mike WiLL made it banger with an over-achieving verse from 2 Chainz. The track now has a stylish new visual, which takes place at the strip club as well as the church. It's unclear if the track will serve as the next single from the project, but it's definitely a strong possibility. Do you think they should release it as such?
ScHoolboy Q Decodes "Hoover Street"
ScHoolboy Q stopped by the Life + Times offices and took part in their on-going "Decoded" series, where various artists break down the meanings behind certain records. Q decides to decode the hard-hitting "Hoover Street", as he spits lines from the track acapella and then proceeds to explain their meaning, including some personal stories in the track, such as one about his crack-head uncle and his infamous grandma who showed him a gun for the very first time.
Schoolboy Q's "CRWN Interview" (Part 2)
Yesterday, we caught part one of Schoolboy Q and Elliott Wilson’s recent CRWN interview, where the two talked about topics including Q’s origins, his new album Oxymoron, and what qualifies for “substance” in today's rap game.