Tagged: black hippy

4Knots after party

Grab Tickets to the 4Knots After-Party with Ab-Soul and Special Guests

On July 12th, square in the middle of what’s inevitably going to be a scorcher of a summer in the city, The Village Voice’s annual 4Knots Festival is going down at New York’s South Street … read more »

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Interview: Schoolboy Q

Last week, Schoolboy Q stopped over in support of his upcoming third LP, Oxymoron, due out next fall. After dumping the contents of his kangaroo pocket on our conference table, he talked about copying Kendrick, … read more »

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Ab-Soul, “Only 1″ (Prod. by Willie B) MP3

Who else can rhyme like me?/ I’m making profit out of prophecy/ We built this dynasty on democracy and philosophy, Ab-Soul exclaims on “Only 1,” an end-of-year victory lap produced by TDE in-house guy WIllie … read more »

POSTED December 11, 2012 6:17PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Beat Construction: Sounwave

The producer is one of the most crucial yet anonymous figures in all of music. Every now and again we aim to illuminate these under-heralded artists with Beat Construction, an extension of our column in … read more »

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Stream: Kendrick Lamar f. Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q, “Swimming Pools (Black Hippy Remix)”

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Hippy family joins him for a remix of surprise summer hit “Swimming Pools (Drank).” The extended version of the track is a bouns cut from the deluxe digital edition of his album … read more »

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Stream: Kendrick Lamar f. Dr. Dre, “Compton”

Kendrick Lamar enlists Paterson, New Jersey producer Just Blaze for “Compton,” a new track featuring Dr. Dre. Black Hippy cornerstone Jay Rock, Drake and Mary J. Blige will also appear on Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.D. … read more »

POSTED October 2, 2012 12:01AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Kendrick Lamar Pushes Back Album Release Date

Kendrick Lamar’s debut good kid, m.A.A.d city (out on Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope) is now slated to drop on October 22nd, according to a press release. This is just a mere twenty days after the previously reported … read more »

POSTED August 29, 2012 6:14PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Ab-Soul, “Nibiru” MP3

Ab-Soul, one time Black Planet text battle (freestyle, but you type) champ, returns with another song that requires some googling to wrap your head around. Soul ponders the Mayan calendar and whether aliens built the … read more »

POSTED August 16, 2012 10:38AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Ab-Soul f. Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q, “Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix)”

Kendrick Lamar doesn’t bother with white linen or suits in the new, Rocksmith-presented video for “Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix),” the extended crew cut from Ab-Soul’s excellent album Control System. Everyone shares camera time; … read more »

POSTED August 10, 2012 10:28AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Schoolboy Q, “There He Go”

Schoolboy Q has released a video for one of this year’s best songs for elbow pumping, “There He Go,” from January’s Habits & Contradictions. The David Helman-directed clip features Kendrick Lamar in fashion sunglasses, as … read more »

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