Where Is Isaiah Rashad? Tracking His Movements Since "Cilvia Demo"
It's been 29 months since Isaiah Rashad dropped Cilvia Demo. The celebrated 14-track EP showcased Rashad's capacity for both the cerebral and emotional and left fans eager to hear more. Instead, they have suffered through a veritable drought. Other than Rashad's 2014 tour with ScHoolboy Q, the Chattanooga rapper has kept a decidedly low profile as he's prepared his debut album. In the words of Ab-Soul, the bench is getting warm as fuck. Read on to see what Rashad's been up to since Cilvia Demo.
ScHoolboy Q Announces His Album Title, Reveals Artwork
TDE have their own unique approach to just about everything they do in the rap game. Back in February, TDE shared with the fans their project release schedule of sorts, or at least, the various stages those projects were in-- how many other labels have you seen do that?
Ab-Soul Announces Album "Tracclist Turned In"
TDE's crowded release schedule has been a source of frustration for Ab-Soul, who in February tweeted, "This bench is getting warm as fucc tho mayne." It has been a trying time for Ab-Soul and his fans alike, but all parties can now rejoice as the album appears to be basically done.
Jay Rock Gives His First Interview Since Motorcycle Accident
Back in February, Jay Rock was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him hospitalized. The TDE team kept fans posted on his recovery, but we hadn't heard from Jay Rock himself until now. The L.A.
ScHoolboy Q Announces Release Date For New Album
We've been getting some very vague news about ScHoolboy Q's upcoming studio album over the last few months, with TDE reporting that Q turned in the LP in April, and that it would arrive "before summer". Today, Q has announced the official release date as July 8th, which is not exactly before summer, but at least it lands somewhere towards the beginning of the season (Q made sure to apologize for the delay).
Schoolboy Q's Album Is "Dropping Before Summer"
TDE CEO and unofficial spokesman Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith confirmed Saturday night during an impromptu Twitter Q&A session that ScHoolboy Q's album is dropping before summer. "Q still dropping before summer?" one fan asked. "Hell yeah," Tiffith responded. June 20 is the first day of summer, which means we can expect Q's album to drop on June 3, June 10, or June 17. Tiffith said the album's official release date is "coming soon," as well as the release date for SZA's album.
5 Things We Want From YG's "Still Krazy"
With his 2014 debut album My Krazy Life, YG solidified his status as one of the brightest young stars in the west. Everything he's released since then has been straight fire. Then last week, he made a big announcement: the album will drop sometime in June.
Why Are All The TDE Members Tweeting At Lance Skiiiwalker?
Slightly less than an hour ago, astute twitter users noticed that each member of TDE, namely, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad and Jay Rock, all tweeted the same thing, tagging the same person.
SchoolBoy Q Has Turned In His Next Album
While everyone is anticipating the release of Drake’s #VIEWS later tonight, let’s not forget there’s other artists in the industry that have some outstanding work ahead of them as well, and TDE’s Schoolboy Q being one of them.
TDE's CEO Paid A Lot Of Money To See Kobe Bryant's Final Game
Kobe Bryant’s legendary career winds to a close tomorrow as the Los Angeles Lakers close out the regular season at home against the Utah Jazz. Tickets to the Staples Center have always been among the most expensive of any NBA arena, but prices have reached new highs ahead of tomorrow’s final game.
A TDE Artist Is Dropping New Music Tonight
Top Dawg Entertainment always keeps us on our toes, and we’ve all learned our lesson after they pulled the bait and switch by dropping new Kendrick when it was literally the last thing on everyone’s minds. Label CEO Anthony Tiffith is teasing us again, tweeting out very recently that he “will drop something when my plane touchdown in LA 2nite… kool?”
Where Is Ab-Soul? Tracking His Movements Since "These Days..."
What's Ab-Soul been up to in the past two years?
Are Drake & Kendrick Lamar Planning A Collaboration?
Rumors are circulating online suggesting that there could be a collaboration brewing between Kendrick Lamar and Drake. Many have presumed there to be a longstanding beef between the two rappers, though much of that narrative is likely the result of the media being unable to resist the temptation of pitting the game's two biggest stars against one another.
Review: Kendrick Lamar's "Untitled Unmastered"
B-sides, bonus tracks, and outtakes are usually released to show us the sides of artists that we don't get on their standard commercial projects. Whether it's studio banter, unfinished sketches, failed genre experiments, or alternate versions, these tracks are windows into the minds of those who usually give us polished, exhaustively edited final products-- unscripted, unfiltered, uncut. When it's your everyday run-of-the-mill rapper, outtakes might contain stuff you'd otherwise never hear from the artist in question.
Kendrick Lamar Announces "Untitled Unmastered" Lyric Contest
Kendrick Lamar sent shockwaves throughout the internet late last week when he surprised fans with the release of a new project on iTunes simply dubbed untitled unmastered, which contained 8 untitled demo tracks from his To Pimp a Butterfly recording sessions.
TDE Co-President Punch Plans To Finally Release An Album
TDE co-president Terrence "Punch" Henderson stays behind the scenes most of the time, operating alongside CEO Anthony Tiffith in the shadows. When he does come out of the shadows, it’s to release the occasional musical track. Punch appears on Kendrick Lamar’s recent untitled unmastered. on track 5 of the album to contribute a verse, and this time he won’t be ducking back into the background so quickly.
Physical Copies Of Kendrick Lamar’s “Untitled Unmastered” Reportedly Dropping This Week
While Kanye West may be retiring from the compact disc game, it appears Kendrick Lamar isn’t. On Monday night, TDE CEO Top Dawg pretty much confirmed the news that Kendrick’s latest surprise Untitled Unmastered project would be hitting stores sometime this week.
LeBron James Thanks Kendrick Lamar For His Musical Inspiration
We all have LeBron James to thank for the recent surprise album from Kendrick Lamar, untitled unmastered., which became available across online retailers last Friday (Mar. 4).
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 5)
Lots of exciting stuff going down on Instagram this week. First off, we got an update on ALL of the upcoming TDE releases, and surprisingly, it was Kendrick's album that came through first (though it seems Q, Isaiah, Sza, and Soulo aren't far behind). We also got a brief update on Drake's Views From The 6 through a photo of Drizzy's creative partner, 40, stocking up with supplies to camp out in the studio (and to keep it Canadian, a Tim Horton's cup in hand).
5 First Impressions From Kendrick Lamar's "untitled unmastered."
After Kendrick Lamar's stunning Grammy performance, Lebron James tweeted at Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Punch telling him that he should release those untitled cuts. Lebron was onto something... Yo @dangerookipawaa after that @kendricklamar Grammy performance , you have to release those untitled tracks asap!!! What's up? Talk to me