I want to say that this is the first magazine that has the entire Black Hippy crew on the front cover. Glad they chose RESPECT.. Cop the mag’s TDE takeover on April 30.
In part 2 of Joe Budden’s interview with Justin Credible, he talks about his new mixtape A Loose Quarter, and why he decided to release it 3 days early “I’ve been known for push backs throughout my career, I wanted to give the fans a dose of the new Joe Budden”. Budden also speaks on a Slaughterhouse X Black Hippy Collab, and he weighs in on rappers wanting to battle.
Since ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul weren’t featured on the album, doesn’t mean the two were going to sit back quietly. Black Hippy reunites for two remixes of two very well known singles (“The Recipe” and “Swimming Pools (Drank)”) that are included in a deluxe album that you can only cop at Target. I know where I’m buying my hard copy at. Listen to Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock spark the two singles with their Black Hippy flare. Make sure to show your support and get the album on iTunes today!
“The Recipe (Remix)”
“Swimming Pool (Remix)”
New The ICU-directed visuals for the Black Hippy Remix of “Black Lip Bastard” found on Ab-Soul’s Control System, available on iTunes.
Watch the West Coast’s supergroup Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul) as they showoff their modeling skills for their new feature on XXL, which hits newsstands July 14th.
The Elite Money Empire Presents to you: Kendrick Lamar’s performance with Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock during the “HTC One Presents Social Sounds on VEVO: Kendrick Lamar” at Santos Party House in NYC. They performed “Rigamortis”, “Hands on the Wheel”, “ADHD”, “Look Out For Detox”, “P&P”, “Blow My High”, “HiiiPower”, “Terrorist Threats” and more.
Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock have been renamed the genius, Jordan, Puff Daddy and the muscle.
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.
Kendrick, ScHoolBoy & Ab-Soul sit with Karmaloop.
MTV News continues the New West Week and highlights L.A. rap group Black Hippy, comprised of Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q.
“A lot of people will be like, ‘You good now, Dre messing with you,’ ” Kendrick said. “No, we’re not good now. We’ve got to go 10 times harder. Just because that man is further in his career doesn’t mean he could say one word and further my career right that instant. I’ve got to have the music to back it up and prove myself still.”
I’m definitely feeling that hard work ethic. Sidenote: I just read that J. Cole is producing about 90 percent of his and Kendrick’s upcoming project. Cole’s beats are smooth. Can’t wait to hear that.