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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

As of yesterday, we've officially entered fall 2016. This shit is flying by, people. Apparently some of us got new Zodiac signs this past week,…
Stereogum | September 23, 2016 - 5:43 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young M.A Is A Bully And A Boss

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday afternoon, before the passing of Shawty Lo. Shawty Lo's death is obviously the most important thing that's
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 10:54 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you watched Kendrick Lamar on Colbert? Because holy fuck. If you haven't watched it, watch it. If you have watched it, watch it again.
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2015 - 5:11 pm

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Status Ain't Hood

Young M.A Is A Bully And A Boss

A quick note: I wrote this column yesterday afternoon, before the passing of Shawty Lo. Shawty Lo's death is obviously the most important thing that's
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 10:54 am

Danny Brown – “Really Doe” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt, & Ab-Soul)

Danny Brown's feverishly anticipated new album Atrocity Exhibition comes out at the end of the month, and today, we get to hear the song that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2016 - 8:47 am

Schoolboy Q – “THat Part (Black Hippy Remix)” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, & Ab-Soul)

Today, Schoolboy Q releases his long-awaited Blank Face LP album, and it's good. It's really fucking good. It's a jarring, ferocious, paranoid G-rap album with…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 9:15 am

TDE Promises New Release This Week

Earlier this week, Top Dawg Entertainment head Anthony Tiffith teased the label's upcoming release slate, promising 2016 projects from Schoolboy Q, SZA, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock,…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2016 - 11:13 am

Top Dawg Teases Upcoming LPs Including Possible Black Hippy Release Next Year

Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony Tiffith has just posted an Instagram of a whiteboard teasing a whole bunch of upcoming TDE releases. …
Peter Helman | February 29, 2016 - 8:05 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out Big Sean & Ty Dolla $ign At TDE Toy Drive

Kendrick Lamar: Whatta guy! As if he hadn't already done enough in this ridiculously busy year, he finished things off yesterday by headlining TDE's annual…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Jay Rock – “Vice City” (Feat. Black Hippy) Video

Jay Rock's 90059 is coming any day now, and he's already shared a slew of singles off the record. We've heard the title track, the…
Caitlin White | September 10, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Download Talib Kweli’s Surprise New Album Fuck The Money

As Rolling Stone points out, backpack-rap veteran Talib Kweli has just surprise-released his new album Fuck The Money for free (I mean, I guess you…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2015 - 6:50 pm

Statik Selektah – “All You Need” (Feat. Action Bronson, Ab-Soul & Elle Varner)

The New York DJ and producer Statik Selektah has been working for years to revive the sound of mid-'90s boom-bap, so it's fun to hear…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 2:08 pm

Ab-Soul – “47 Bars”

Ab-Soul has shared a new track called "47 Bars," and it seems like he may not be entirely happy with his status as second fiddle…
James Rettig | February 28, 2015 - 9:42 pm

Stream Wale & A-Trak’s Festivus Feat. Pusha T, A$AP Ferg, Chance The Rapper & More

Wale continues his career-long Seinfeld fixation with his new A-Trak collaboration Festivus, released today in observance of the no-longer-fictional holiday. Festivus also represents a continuation…
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2014 - 4:29 pm

Ab-Soul – “W.W.S.D.”

Rapping over Jackson Browne's classic "These Days" sounds like it shouldn't be something that works, but Ab-Soul gets the most out of it on "W.W.S.D"
James Rettig | September 27, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Ab-Soul – “To The Max”

During a recent visit to the DJ Statik Selektah radio mixshow Showoff Radio, the Black Hippy rapper Ab-Soul debuted a Statik-produced non-album track called "To…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2014 - 9:20 am

Ab-Soul – “Hunnid Stax” (Feat. Schoolboy Q & Mac Miller) Video

Black Hippy colleagues Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q mostly get together to make supremely zooted party anthems, and "Hunnid Stax," from Ab-Soul's new album These Days...,…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2014 - 3:23 pm

Stream Ab-Soul These Days…

L.A.'s Black Hippy crew boasts superstars like Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q, but Ab-Soul, the permanently zooted conspiracy theorist of the crew, might best embody…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 10:59 am

Ab-Soul – “Closure” Video

After a long build-up, Ab-Soul will release his third full-length These Days... this week. Our last taste of the new album before the whole thing…
James Rettig | June 22, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Ab-Soul – “These Days” (Feat. The O’My’s)

Ab-Soul has been steadily releasing songs from his upcoming third album These Days over the last few weeks and this one may be the best…
James Rettig | June 14, 2014 - 1:28 pm

Ab-Soul – “Hunnid Stacks” (Feat. Schoolboy Q)

We recently heard Ab-Soul, the most reliably bugged-out member of L.A.'s Black Hippy crew, unite with Action Bronson and Asaad on his track "Stigmata," and…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2014 - 4:49 pm
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