BJ the Chicago Kid and ScHoolboy Q struck gold with their collaborative track “Studio” earlier in the year (off of Schoolboy’s excellent Oxymoron album) so the duo returns for some more with “It’s True.” In the visuals for the track Schoolboy joins BJ in his hometown of Chicago. Peep the video for “It’s True” after the jump.
After dropping two tracks from their forthcoming PRhyme collaborative project, Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier go ahead and share the artwork (above) and tracklist. Needless to say it looks like it’ll be a solid project overall based on what we are seeing here. Nine total tracks with Preem handling production and a slew of awesome, awesome guest spots. Everything from Ab-Soul to Jay Electronica to Schoolboy Q to Killer Mike, there is something here for everyone. PRhyme will be out December 9th. Peep the tracklist for PRhyme after the jump!
Chris Brown recently dropped his sixth studio album X and to celebrate he stopped by Power 106 to chop it up with production team L.A. Leakers. During his time with the duo he jumped on Schoolboy Q’s chart-topping single “Studio”. Listen after the jump.
ScHoolboy Q’s hit single “Studio” off of his excellent Oxymoron album has done so well for itself, climbing every hip-hop/R&B chart imaginable, that it comes as no surprise rappers are jumping on the ethereal beat. However, leave it to none other than Queens’ finest Nas to shut it down entirely. Peep the remix after the jump.
Hot off her collaborations with emcees Schoolboy Q (for the chart-topping single “2 On”) and Travis Scott (for the track “Vulnerable”) R&B songstress Tinashe returns to the fold with ASAP Rocky for the second single off her forthcoming debut album Aquarius, entitled “Pretend”. Check out the fresh single after the jump.
As if this headline weren’t ridiculous enough, watch the footage of Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino acting…well, childish. This is all part of a performance meant to hype a crowd in Sydney, Australia and to live precisely in a moment. But, the actor-turned-rapper is often so caught up in his own internet self-awareness (i.e. titling last year’s proper debut Because The Internet) that it’s hard to believe this was all spontaneous. What does he stand to gain from name-dropping? Check the video after the jump.
This party anthem questions the darker side of the high life. It seems like Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q will forever be the id to Kendrick’s ego. Mac Miller joins in with weekend amnesia and severe dissociation. More importantly, who getting that money? And how quickly can they spend it? Video after the jump.
On June 26, 2014, the fourth annual Electric Forest Festival kicked off in Rothbury, Michigan. The Festival hosted a wide array of talented performers ranging from MCs, to electronic DJs, to jam bands, in a glowing environment. iHipHop was on-hand and captured some memorable moments from this year’s Festival including Lauryn Hill’s performance with The String Cheese Incident, as well as performances from ScHoolboy Q, Aloe Blacc, Stephen Marley, Classixx, Cherub, K Theory, MK, and more. Click through this slideshow to see photos from Electric Forest. All photos by Kyle Stuart.
Shots were fired outside a Nas, ScHoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus concert at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater last night. The shooting, which injured three people, forced the venue to be shut down as law enforcement searched for a black male with a rifle. No arrests have been made, although ScHoolboy was detained by Jefferson County Police. Read More
Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, John Mayer, and Kings of Leon are set to headline the third annual Made In America Festival, which will take place in both Los Angeles and Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend, August 30 & 31. Read More
Q drops an official video for the autobiographical “Hoover Street” off Oxymoron.