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Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Jay Rock Stands In The Shadows Of Giants

It's ridiculous to talk about Black Hippy, the California rap supergroup, as if they were the Who, but let's do it anyway. If Black Hippy…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 11:55 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's never easy to winnow a week down to five songs, but this one was a bloodbath. Every song here could have been #1 on…
Stereogum | September 11, 2015 - 4:47 pm
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List

The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am
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More Black Hippy stories

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
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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
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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
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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

Kendrick Lamar Discusses Macklemore Text, Plans September Release For New Album

One of the biggest, silliest stories in recent music memory -- the apologetic post-Grammys text that Macklemore sent to Kendrick Lamar, and What It Means…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 10:14 am

Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul & Jay-Rock – “U.O.E.N.O. (Black Hippy Remix)”

"U.O.E.N.O.," the recent single from the Atlanta rapper Rocko, earned itself a ton of unwanted notoriety in recent months: It's the song where Rick Ross…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2013 - 11:26 am

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

Hey, another Black Hippy posse cut! I'll take it! The four members of the furiously creating L.A. rap crew -- Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Jay…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 11:27 am
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Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Pt. 3″ (Feat. Jay Rock & Ab-Soul)

Tomorrow, Kendrick Lamar releases his absolutely incredible major-label debut Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City. And as an appetizer, he recently posted a non-album track called "The…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 9:33 am
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Ab-Soul – “Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix)” Video (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q & Jay Rock)

L.A.'s Black Hippy may be one of the most exciting rap crews to emerge in recent years, but all four members of the group don't…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2012 - 9:31 am

Watch Black Hippy Cover The Temptations

None of the four members of the great California rap crew Black Hippy can sing. But that didn't stop all four of them (along with…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2012 - 4:59 pm

Ab-Soul – “SOPA” (Feat. Schoolboy Q)

The frizzy-haired livewire Ab-Soul may be the least-known member of the left-coast rap quartet Black Hippy, but that seems like it might change soon, since…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2012 - 10:52 am
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