ScHoolboy Q sits down with RWD in London for an exclusive interview. Check out the TDE rapper get into details on leaving behind his early dreams of becoming an athlete, selling drugs and eventually finding his way to music. Q also explains what his necessary studio essentials are such as a TV, marijuana and strictly a few guests before the rapper can really sit down and get to work. Speaking candidly, ScHoolboy admits he doesn’t have any role models like he did when he was younger and says that weed is actually his new role model. Before heading out, ScHoolboy Q touches on Oxymoron, rap’s infatuation with catering music towards women and clarifies that he purposely trashes his hotel rooms while out on the road because he’s usually hit with an extra fee because of his excessive smoking.
ScHoolboy Q hits the stage in front of a live audience to perform his hit single “Collard Greens” featured on his upcoming Oxymoron LP. With Kendrick Lamar by his side, the Los Angeles native turns the energy up for viewers everywhere and showcases his skills to the world. Take a look at how it all went down on The Arsenio Hall Show.
TDE’s newest signee, Isaiah Rashad, links up with label mates Jay Rock and ScHoolboy Q for the official remix to the rapper’s new “I Shot You Down” single. Take a listen as the TDE artists showcase their lyrical skills over the mellow track, reflect on life’s low points and spit street inspired bars.
See how it all went down during the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards as TDE kicked off their highly anticipated cypher for the viewers at home. With each member delivering their respective bars on cue, no other artist proved to be quite as lyrically impressive as current West Coast Rap king Kendrick Lamar. The Compton native demonstrated his level of skill for the cameras as he did the honors of closing out the TDE cypher and effortlessly destroyed Mobb Deep’s classic “Shook ones II” instrumental.
Take a look at some recap coverage documenting Mass Appeal’s recent show in New York City at Webster Hall. The concert treated attendees to performances from the likes of ScHoolboy Q, Casey Veggies, Isaiah Rashad and Two-9. Check out how it all went down.
During his recent interview with DJ Vlad, ScHoolboy claims he believes Lord Jamar’s recent comments about white rappers being “guest” in the house of Hip Hop is uncalled for and racist. The TDE rapper quickly dismisses the idea and clarifies that he believes Hip Hop is universal and open for anyone to creatively partake in. If one things clear, it’s that ScHoolboy Q doesn’t tolerate ignorance.
ScHoolboy Q recently paid a visit to Shade 45 for a lighthearted interview with Sway Calloway to discuss TDE and the recent 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. Calloway opens things up by inquiring about TDE’s latest signing with Tennessee bred rapper Isaiah Rashad while Q gives details on meeting the young artist on the set of A$AP Ferg’s video for “Work (Remix.” As the conversation continued, fans tuning in were treated to a special moment when Q decides to phone Kendrick Lamar so that Sway can have the opportunity to ask the Compton rapper to clarify if his BET cypher verse was aimed at Drake. ScHoolboy also shares his thoughts on his BET cypher verse being voted as the worst showcased from the TDE camp and much more.
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.
Vlad TV links up with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q for a one-on-one interview. Watch as Q addresses a few questions which include his thoughts on rewriting verses for the greater good of the track and reassures viewers that Kendrick Lamar would’t include his name in a verse like “Control” because he’s already done so before. The Oxymoron rapper also clarifies that he can’t say for sure if Drake is the intended target on Lamar’s controversial BET Hip Hop Awards cypher clip which showcased the Compton rapper spitting some subliminal bars that appeared to be aimed at the YMCMB artist.
ScHoolboy Q recently took his talents over to Atlanta for the recent festivities held at A3C. Taking the stage at Revolt TV’s showcase, the TDE rapper performed to the anxious crowd that was jam packed full of supporters for the Oxymoron rapper. Here’s some official coverage of the event courtesy of Revolt TV which also includes a short interview and some footage of Q performing “Yay Yay.”