VIDEO: Ab-Soul Talks Upcoming Album, Black Hippy Tweet, Kendrick Lamar + More

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Ab-Soul links up with Montreality for a new in depth interview where the Carson, Calif. bred rapper discusses a number of topics.  Take a look as the Black Lip Pastor talks growing up as an honors student early on, working at his family owned record shop, his favorite cartoon character and much more.  In fact, Soulo briefly speaks on his upcoming project which he reassures is releasing sooner than later, label mate Kendrick Lamar, explains he wants to collab with JAY Z and also gets into details behind is recent Twitter comment where he threatened to leave Black Hippy.

ARTWORK: TDE Covers XXL Magazine

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Black Hippy covers the new October/November issue of XXL magazine.  Take a look as California rappers Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock pose for the camera as photographer Jonathan Mannion goes to work to capture the right image.

VIDEO: Life+Times – On The Road | TDE Documentary

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The highly anticipated short documentary provided by Life+Times hits the net.  Follow the TDE crew as they tour and prepare for the Budweiser Made In America Festival which is set to go down over the Labor Day weekend.  Directed by Scheme Engine, go behind-the-scenes for an up close and personal look at the West Coast rising stars.  Hear how it all came together as each individual breaks down their early struggles, love for the music, hometown and what they hope to accomplish in Hip Hop.

VIDEO: Kendrick Lamar Talks The Evolution of Black Hippy + More

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Guerilla Union links up with Kendrick Lamar for a new interview where he talks the early stages of Black Hippy and the philosophy behind the group’s movement.  The Compton native also shares his thoughts on the group’s early plan to eventually come back together after establishing their own respective careers.  Black Hippy will also be performing at Guerilla Union’s upcoming Rock The Bells 2013 Festival which starts September 7.

VIDEO: Black Hippy x Life+Times – On The Road Documentary | Trailer

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Take a look at this new trailer featuring Black Hippy entitled On The Road courtesy of JAY Z’s Life+Times channel.  There’s a new TDE mini-documentary in the works that will be releasing soon but in the meantime check out the first part which focuses on the group’s journey to Budweiser Made In America Festival.

AUDIO: ScHoolboy Q – Collard Greens ft. Kendrick Lamar

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Another groovy tune from Black Hippy’s Schoolboy Q off Oxymoron surfaces on the net and features none other than TDE’s Top Dawg Kendrick Lamar. The THC produced bouncy instrumental provides a smooth and infectious ride as both artists spit hard lyrics about going from humble beginnings to living in luxury and everything else in between. The replay value on “Collard Greens” is definitely at an all time high as the world anxiously awaits for Oxymoron’s official release date.

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