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:
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.
10 Essential Isaiah Rashad Tracks
In the Atlanta-dominated Southern rap scene, Tennessee's Isaiah Rashad represents a refreshing alternative, a rapper stylish, witty, and passionate who is unflinching in his portrayal of his own personal struggles with depression, money, fame, drugs, family, and the universal human burden of simply being alive.
Isaiah Rashad's "The Sun's Tirade" (Review)
It's all too perfect that, amidst a turbulent month for
Real Earthy: A Conversation With Isaiah Rashad
"If you ain't got no sauce, then you're lost. But you can also get lost in the sauce." - GuWop “Trust me, I feel like the Wop” - Isaiah Rashad ***
SZA Suggests Her Debut Album Will Drop In November
Isaiah Rashad recently made a triumphant return with his official debut album, The Sun's Tirade, released almost three years after TDE put out his Cilvia Demo EP. Next up for the LA powerhouse is Ab-Soul and SZA, neither of whom have dropped a commercial project since 2014.
Stream Isaiah Rashad's Debut Album "The Sun's Tirade"
It’s been two years since Isaiah Rashad released his debut EP Cilvia Demo, and having remained relatively quiet ever since, the TDE rapper is finally ready to share with the world it’s highly anticipated follow up. With the clock striking midnight, Isaiah Rashad‘s debut album, The Sun’s Tirade, was just made available on iTunes.
Isaiah Rashad Reveals Cover Art For Upcoming Album "The Sun's Tirade"
This afternoon, Isaiah Rashad rather quietly dropped off a new leak from his upcoming album.
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…”
RetcH Says He Signed To TDE
UPDATE: It seems that RetcH was either trolling or was woefully misled, as TDE President Dave Free has gone on Twitter to deny the rumors of the New Jersey rapper signing to his label. He tweeted at a certain TDE employee and asked him to "stop letting people wear the TDE chain," as this is the "2nd time these false stories hit the net" -- the first time being a similar situation with Chicago's Kembe X, whom had been rumored of signing to TDE after he was seen donning the same chain in June.
TDE Confirms Ab-Soul's Album Is Finished, Jay Rock's 80% Complete
A few days ago, Isaiah Rashad, the lone Southern member of TDE, confirmed that his debut album -- the follow-up to 2014's Cilvia Demo EP -- will be the label's next project, set to drop on Sept. 2. After Rashad, the LA powerhouse will continue to churn out projects, as TDE President Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith revealed today that Ab-Soul recently turned in the final mixes for his next album.
Isaiah Rashad Confirms Album Release Date
Isaiah Rashad left a date at the end of the his new video for Free Lunch -- 09.02.16 -- confirming that he will release his debut album on September 2nd.
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.
ScHoolboy Q Shares "Blank Face" World Tour Dates
Beginning at the end of August, ScHoolboy Q will tour the world in support of his new album, Blank Face LP, which dropped earlier this month. He just let loose all the dates on his social media accounts, and what a jam-packed latter half of the year it shall be for the Hoover Street rapper. There are a total of 63 dates on the tour, which kicks off in Indianapolis on August 30. He then goes throughout most of the U.S., barely taking a day off, and on November 3, he'll fly across the world to New Zealand for the first of six shows in Oceania.
ScHoolboy Q's "Blank Face LP" By The Numbers
ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face LP is the kind of album that requires multiple listens, and close listens at that, the kind where you are really doing nothing else besides listening to the music-- that's actually a difficult feat in today's day and age of millennial constantly-wired-multi-taskers.
#TBT: Early ScHoolboy Q
ScHoolboy Q benefited early in his career from his association with Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul. The fearsome foursome known as Biack Hippy cultivated a supportive yet competitive atmosphere, not unlike that of sports team (possibly the Spurs), that pushed Q, the last member to join, to great heights. Look where he is now; his new album Blank Face LP is one of the best albums of the year to date.
ScHoolboy Q's "Blank Face LP" (Review)
"Every album I was dropping from Setbacks, to Habits, to Oxy, everybody was like, 'What's the album about?' It's like bruh, can I drop it first?"
ScHoolboy Q Speaks On Possibility Of Black Hippy Album
At the end of last week, ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face LP hit shelves and online retailers, somehow avoiding the constant threat of an internet leak.
10 Essential Sounwave Productions
Sounwave is one quarter of Top Dawg Entertainment’s in-house production unit the Digi-Phonics. Although deeply respected in the hip hop production community, he rarely strays outside the confines of TDE's roster of artists, and even within TDE he collaborates with Kendrick Lamar more than anyone else (although he did produce three tracks on ScHoolboy Q's new album Blank Face LP). Along with Terrace Martin, he was one of the chief architects of To Pimp a Butterfly's sonic universe.
Vote: Who Had The Best Verse On The Black Hippy "THat Part" Remix?
Last night, ScHoolboy delivered not only his new album Blank Face LP, but a scintillating Black Hippy remix of his single "THat Part." The absence of a Black Hippy cut on the tracklist was troubling; fortunately, ScHoolboy remedied the situation for the fans.