It’s that time of year again. Here are this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards’ cyphers, from each A$AP Mob, Action Bronson, Slaughterhouse, and Black Hippy and more. Damn, Joell looks skinny. TDE (ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad & Kendrick Lamar Slaughterhouse (Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9″ & Joe Budden) Action Bronson, Starlife [cont.]
Black Hippy artist Ab-Soul opens up about plans to release a solo album, which he says he’s in no rush to put out. Ab-Soul also talks about projects he’s working on with JMSN, Schoolboy Q and more.
Part 3 of Hard Knock TV’s exclusive in-depth interview with Ab-Soul starts with Ab talking to Nick Huff Barili about the inspiration for his song Double Standards, which he said is the story of his generation. As the interview continues Soulo talks about sneaking backstage and meeting Nas for the first time. Though Ab says [cont.]
Fuse catches up with Slaughterhouse to nail down the street date for “Welcome to: Our House” and an upcoming collab with Black Hippy.
February 23, 1986: The LA Times’ Connie Johnson penned a young Janet Jackson had “truly arrived” after releasing her third studio album Control. “This is a story about control, my control,” Jackson declared on the album and title track intro. A year to date from that review a child was born, who on May 11, [cont.]
GoodFella Media caught up with TDE’s SchoolBoy Q, to touch on various topics. Q Confirms that there will be a Black Hippy Album under specific stipulations. He also clarifies the Label deal between Top Dawg Entertainment and Interscope Records / Dr. Dre’s Aftermath. How the side effects of drinking “Lean” are currently affecting his health. [cont.]
Beats TV sits down with the LA-based Black Hippy at SXSW. They talk to us about how their different personalities affect the diversity of their music, what gives their shows so much energy, touring with Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, being on the cover XXL, and how each member has a different sound.
While Schoolboy Q saw the release of Habits & Contradictions yesterday, the next Black Hippy crew member out the gate is Ab-Soul with a new cut.
Directed by JeromeD.com, from Habits & Contradictions hitting this December.
The latest from the Black Hippy camp, fellow member Kendrick Lamar makes an appearance.
Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolBoy Q, and Absoul talk to us about upcoming projects, how their music relates to their following, and Absoul pays a little hommage to Jay-Z himself by reciting a few of his bars.
BlowHipHop.TV tells us: While the TDE camp was in NYC to celebrate the release of Jay Rock’s new album we chopped it up with Black Hippy member Ab-Soul to get the latest on his new project Long Term Mentality and how he felt the BH Top Dawg crew was progressing.
One from Jay’s recently reviewed Follow Me Home LP, directed by APlus.
The Black Hippy crew (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q) freestyled for 10 minutes up at Shade45. LISTEN: Black Hippy On Toca Tuesdays Freestyle Black Hippy On Toca Tuesdays Freestyle
Murs sits in and preview Schoolboy Q’s upcoming project, Setbacks, hitting January 11th, 2011.
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