Top Dawg Announces TDE's Album Releases For 2016

Shit about to get nasty real soon... I told y'all I got y'all in 2016 #TDE

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TDE's Top Dawg has revealed the album release schedule for 2016 and it looks like every TDE artist is planning on releasing an album this year. The schedule also notes that two unknown artists on TDE will be releasing music this year so it seems the rap collective has a lot of surprises in store for us.

Top Dawg also announced that he will be releasing a TDE project this week. It could be ScHoolboy Q's project as he is at the top of the schedule, but I'm not sure. Either way, TDE is ready to take over 2016. Check it out above.

-AO

Jay Rock- "Vice City (feat. Black Hippy)" (Music Video)

When the four primary members of TDE link up, it's a recipe for success. Jay Rock released his latest album, 90059, last week and one of the most talked about tracks is his collaboration with Black Hippy (Kendrick, ScHoolboy Q, and Ab-Soul). "Vice City" sees the crew trading verses about...well...vices. Rock dropped a video for the track and it's very entertaining. Check it out above.

-AO

Fans Control The Release of Jay Rock's New Album, '90059'

TDE CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith has a very interesting marketing plan for Jay Rock's new album, 90059. When pre-orders opened, the release date was listed as May 20, 2016. Apparently, the more pre-orders the album receives, the earlier the release date of the album. According to Tiffith, the album release date has already been moved up 3 months. So if you want Jay Rock's new album sooner, pre-order it. It could be released tomorrow if enough people are interested. Pre-order the album here.

-AO

Jay Rock Reveals Tracklist & Album Artwork for '90059;' Also Releases "90059" Music Video

Jay Rock is prepping the release of his album, 90059, by the end of the year. He has now revealed the album artwork and tracklist for the California-inspired album. The album is certainly a TDE affair as every member from the conglomerate appears on the album. I'm interested to see what Jay Rock puts out after such a long hiatus. Check out the tracklist below and you can also peep the music video for "90059."

1. Necessary
2. Easy Bake (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
3. Gumbo
4. Wanna Ride (ft. Isaiah Rashad)
5. The Ways (ft. Sir)
6. Telegram (Going Krazy) (ft. Lance Skiiiwalker)
7. 90059
8. Vice City (ft. Black Hippy)
9. Fly on the Wall (ft. Busta Rhymes)
10. Trees Deuce (ft. Lance Skiiiwalker)
11. The Message

Jay Rock- "Parental Advisory" (Music Video) x "Pay For It (feat. Kendrick Lamar & Chantal)"

Jay Rock is prepping the release of a new album and has revealed two new tracks from the project, "Parental Advisory" and "Pay For It." The former features Rock spitting some rugged verses showcasing the street life he knows best. The latter features a solid verse from K. Dot while Chantal holds down the hook. Stay tuned for more from Jay Rock. Enjoy.

-AO

Albums To Anticipate In 2014

I made this list for last year and it went over well so let’s do it again! There honestly is a lot less to anticipate this year since last year’s musical output was so amazing, but the game is full of surprises, so I don’t count anyone out. Enjoy.

February

02/25- ScHoolboy Q- Oxymoron

Unknown

Isaiah Rashad- TBA & Cilvia

Rick Ross- Mastermind

Joey Bada$$- B4.Da.$$

Lupe Fiasco- Tetsuo & Youth

Ab-SoulBlack Lip Pastor

Frank Ocean- TBA

Kanye West- TBA

Andre 3000- TBA

Jay Rock- TBA

SZA- TBA

-HB

2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards (Performances)

Besides the cyphers, the BET Hip-Hop Awards also gave us some performances. Some notable highlights were a semi-Hot Boyz reunion with Mannie Fresh (he might has well be listed as a member) and Juvenile, courtesy of 2 Chainz, Diddy wearing the Biggie crown, and a Bone Thugs-N-Harmony performance. Check them out below. Enjoy.

"Dreams & Nightmares" & "Levels"- Meek Mill

"Fork," "Used 2," & "Back Dat Azz Up"- 2 Chainz, Mannie Fresh & Juvenile

"Honest," "I Wanna Be With You," & "No Games"- Future, DJ Khaled & Rick Ross

"Collard Greens" & "Money Trees"- ScHoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar & Jay Rock

"Ain’t Worried Bout Nothin’ (Remix)"- French Montana, Diddy, Rick Ross & Snoop Dogg

"Thuggish Ruggish Bone," "1st Of Tha Month," & "Tha Crossroads"- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

-HB

2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards (Cyphers)

The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards happened last night and, as usual, they had a set of cyphers. These cyphers gave us some dope bars from TDE, A$AP Mob, and Slaughterhouse. They also gave us the return of Lil Kim, dope bars from Rapsody, Jon Connor, Italian rapper Emis Killa, the dominant lyricism of Slaughterhouse and more. But, what everyone is discussing is Kendrick’s verse. He did to this cypher what Eminem did in that Shady 2.0 cypher in 2011: completely murdered any other participant. He delivered some lines that could have been shots at Drake or Papoose, (we’ll never know), but most importantly, he took another step closer toward that top spot. It was basically “Control 2.0” haha. Check it all out below. Enjoy.

TDE Cypher (ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad & Kendrick Lamar)

A$AP Mob Cypher (A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvy, A$AP Nast, A$AP Ant & A$AP Rocky)

Slaughterhouse Cypher (Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9” & Joe Budden)

(Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa, Rittz & Jon Connor)

(Action Bronson, Starlife Breezy, Travi$ Scott, Tiffany Foxx & Lil Kim)

(Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Astro & Problem)

-HB

The first half of this video features Black Hippy and Mac Miller wildin’ out and doing a promo for the good kid, m.A.A.d city tour. But, that’s not what we’re here for. The rest of the video features a monster remix of Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O” by Black Hippy. They MURKED this beat. Every single one of them. Best quotable comes from ScHoolboy Q’s verse: Molly in her drink, but she asked me to…haha enjoy.

-HB

Lyrically, TDE is not a crew to mess with. Ab-Soul has revealed the music video for “Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix)”. The last song on Ab-Soul’s Control System receives a very dark treatment. Kendrick, Soul, Jay Rock, and ScHoolboy Q all spit their verses in a scene that resembles a dark basement and it matches the song well. Look for more from TDE soon. Enjoy.

-HB