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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Congratulations: You all made it through one year of Trump's four (!) year presidency. A round of applause all around! Who knows what 2018 will…
Stereogum | January 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

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Jay Rock Announces New Album Redemption

2018 has been a good year for Jay Rock. After a few years of guest features, he returned to the spotlight helming the excellent, now-viral…
Julia Gray | May 21, 2018 - 5:53 pm

Jay Rock – “Win” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

The Los Angeles rapper Jay Rock hasn't achieved the same level of celebrity or acclaim as Kendrick Lamar or Schoolboy Q, both of whom came…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2018 - 9:32 am

Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake) Video

We heard the remarkable Jay Rock x Kendrick Lamar x Future x James Blake collab "King's Dead" for the first time last month and we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm

Kendrick Lamar, SZA, & The TDE Crew Announce “Championship Tour”

Top Dawg Entertainment, the LA crew otherwise known as TDE, had a phenomenal 2017. Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. was probably the most universally acclaimed album of…
Chris DeVille | January 22, 2018 - 9:27 am

Status Ain't Hood

Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake)

Jay Rock took it easy and stuck to features after his motorcycle accident in 2016. But last month he returned to the spotlight at Top Dawg…
Julia Gray | January 11, 2018 - 7:22 pm

TDE Announces Christmas Concert & Toy Drive With Rihanna, E-40

TDE -- the label and crew behind Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Schoolboy Q -- is one of of the all-time great winning streaks in music,…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2017 - 3:33 pm

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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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “OMG” (Feat. Jay Rock)

R&B singer and go-to rap hook crooner BJ The Chicago Kid just released his major label debut, In My Mind, last month. According to a…
Peter Helman | March 12, 2016 - 5:11 pm

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

Jay Rock Injured In Serious Motorcycle Accident

Jay Rock has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. Top Dawg CEO Anthony Tiffith tweeted the following less than an hour ago:…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2016 - 11:33 pm
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