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.
ScHoolboy Q "CRWN Interview" (Part 1)
ScHoolboy Q is the latest rapper to be featured on Elliott Wilson's "CRWN" interview series, of which we now have the first segment from. The rapper talks about what qualifies for "substance" in rap, as well the change in rappers' approach. "People hear aggressive rappers and they think 'no substance.' I don't get that," he said. "How can me talking about somebody getting killed or me running from somebody trying to kill me be no substance? You clearly live behind a computer."
ScHoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, SZA & Isaiah Rashad Talk "Oxymoron"
ScHoolboy Q Feat. Kendrick Lamar, SZA & Isaiah Rashad
We've obviously heard a lot on the album Oxymoron from the man behind it, ScHoolboy Q, however for this video from Google Play, we get to hear from other TDE signees, Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Isaiah Rashad on the new album and Q himself. Each artist discusses their relationship with Q and their interpretation of Oxymoron, while Puffy Q also provides his own narration on the album's sound and his past life before he rose to fame.
Schoolboy Q Shares His Most Embarrassing Moment
Continuing his heavy promo run for his new album Oxymoron, Schoolboy Q made his way by the Youtube Studios recently and talked about one of the most embarrassing moments ever in his life. When the first words out your mouth are “When I was in the fourth grade, I shitted on myself,” it can't get any better from there on out. This is hilarious however. Check it out for yourself.
ScHoolboy Q & Action Bronson Epic Vine Beef Battle
ScHoolboy Q Feat. Action Bronson
Top Dawg Entertainment's Schoolboy Q battles it out with Action Bronson in a comedic vine exchange. Who do you think won the battle?
ScHoolboy Q Performs "Man Of The Year" On Arsenio
ScHoolboy Q just released his major label debut, Oxymoron, this week, and as a result he's been making the promotional rounds. The rapper thus decided to perform on Arsenio's show, doing a rendition of his anthemic single, "Man Of The Year". We've already seen Q do the track on Jimmy Fallon's late night, and he gave a similarly energetic performance on Arsenio. Unfortunately, he did not have the backing of The Roots this time around, but was supported by a live band, who took a more guitar-centric approach to the cut.
ScHoolboy Q & BJ The Chicago Kid Perform "Studio" Live On Conan
ScHoolboy Q Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
ScHoolboy Q's new album Oxymoron is currently in stores, and on the night of the album's release, Q hit up Conan's late night show to do a live performance of one of the album's stand-out tracks and soon-to-be single, "Studio" with assistance from his featured artist BJ The Chicago Kid.
ScHoolboy Q's Road To "Oxymoron"
ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated album, Oxymoron, finally hit shelves and the interweb today, although it leaked several days ago and thus many people have already given it a listen. Today the TDE camp have let go a new vlog which shows us all the effort and work that went into creating the project, with a look at studio sessions, live performances, narratives from Q himself on his story, and more.
ScHoolboy Q "Break The Bank" Video
Oxymoron is rapidly approaching and fans are looking for ways to satiate themselves whilst waiting. Watching the video for "Break The Bank" might be a good place to start. The song is produced by Alchemist and the video is directed by Jason Goldwatch. The song will appear on his album which will drop on Feb. 25. Check out Schoolboy Q talking about the album with The Breakfast Club, if you haven't already!
ScHoolboy Q On The Breakfast Club
With ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron around the corner, the rapper hit up Power 105's The Breakfast Club for some last minute promo. Groovy Q discusses the forthcoming album, and how 50 Cent didn't make the cut. Q promises we'll still get to hear the record, but it just didn't fit in with the LP.
Vado, Schoolboy Q & Vic Mensa Freestyle On MTV's "Rapfix Live"
Vado Feat. ScHoolboy Q & Vic Mensa
While out in New York City today, Schoolboy Q, Vic Mensa, and Vado decided to visit MTV’s Rapfix Live studio and bless the stage with a freestyle for the viewers. Remaining seated, the three spittas went a capella and closed out the program on the mic. Who do you think layed down the best freestyle? Check it out for yourself and let us know.
Exclusive ScHoolboy Q "Oxymoron" Listening Party Footage
Yesterday, ScHoolboy Q went from Hot97 to an exclusive listening party at a Beats store in SoHo NYC to promote the upcoming Oxymoron album release. HNHH got the exclusive footage at the event, as we see Q on stage narrating the session. Ironically, there were technical issues with the sound system at the party. Seeing that it was put on by Beats, one would assume that the sound for a listening party would be pristine.
ScHoolboy Q's Interview With DJ Whoo Kid
As the release date approaches for ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated album "Oxymoron," the rapper is making the rounds for promo. He recently stopped by DJ Whoo Kid's Whoolywood Shuffle show, where he discussed the forthcoming album and the meaning behind the album art, his newest visual for "Man Of The Year," working with The Alchemist on "Break The Bank" and more.Watch ScHoolboy Q's Interview With DJ Whoo Kid - it's the latest video from ScHoolboy Q, having dropped on Monday, January 27th, 2014.