(Video) Top Dawg Ent: Kendrick Lamar Takes Over Day 1 Of L.A.’s ‘Made In America’ Festival!

It was a T.D.E take over during Day 1 of the Made In America Festival in Los Angeles, as West Coast natives Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Jay rock and SZA blazed the stage! Watch clips of the crew performing their hits including ‘Money Trees’, ‘Man Of The Year’, ‘Studio and more, here!

(Video) Ab-Soul Talks Potential Black Hippy Album, His Solo Debut & More

Fresh on the heels of his debut album These Days…, Ab-Soul stopped by the offices of the STASHED to chop it up about the oft delayed project. The Black Lip Pastor also spoke on a potential Black Hippy album, the infamous issues with TDE, the now-derailed Unit 6 project and more. Check out the interview below.

(Video) Kendrick Lamar Discusses Album Of The Year Grammy Nomination And More!

TDE repper Kendrick Lamar was at home, during the West Coast’s Cali Christmas! The TDE Camp gave a full hour performance during the annual concert, yet before taking over the stage he answered a few questions. Lamar gave his reaction on being nominated at the Grammys, saying that in itself is enough so winning would just be a plus! He also spoke on headlining one of his hometown’s biggest concerts, hit the jump for the full interview!

(Video) TDE Takes Over Cali Christmas & Kendrick Brings Out Diddy!

The Black Hippy Crew gave their electric performance with a live band to support them, as they took over the 2013 Cali Christmas! Kendrick Lamar blazed the stage first with Money Trees, before leading into Ab Soul’s “Terrorist Threats”, then back to Kendrick and a surprise guest performance by Diddy, yes P. DIDDY! Lamar and Diddy brought it back! Jay Rock And Schoolboy also jumped in and out of performances, Hit the jump for the full performance.

(Video) ScHoolboy Q Announces ‘Oxymoron’ Release Date!

Black Hippy representer ScHoolboy Q has finally addressed fans on the release date of his anticipated piece ‘Oxymoron’! Q revealed his release date in a clever skit, accompanied by his daughter Joy, and lets just say 2014 can not come fast enough. Hit the jump for the release date!

(Video) Ab-Soul Isn’t The Only Black Hippy That’s Pissed About The XXL Cover!

“You wanna be startin’ somethin’…” (Michael J.’ voice). XXL recently placed Black Hippy on the cover of their Oct/Nov issue with a headline, “Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy.” Ab-Soul immediately took to twitter and announced his aggravation of the separation. Now, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock has a few words themselves, about the incident. “That’s so disrespectful, so disrespectful,” said Q. “We didn’t go into that shoot saying, ‘This is Kendrick with Black Hippy photo shoot for the cover.’ We went in there and said, ‘This is a Black Hippy shoot,’ so we expect a Black Hippy shoot.” Q does understand how far Kendrick has come as an individual, but Black Hippy is a group and he wants people to remember that. Jay Rock doesn’t seem to be tee’d off like the rest, but he voices his opinions. Hit the jump and check it out.

(Photo) Ab-Soul Comes At Media Mis-Labeling Black Hippy!!!

Soul Brotha #2 Ab-Soul, took to twitter to let all bloggers, journalists, media in general know that mislabeling may lead to more if they do not get it straight, hit the jump for more!

(Photo) TDE Covers The October/November Issue OF XXL!

These dudes are dope, and with a smashing performance last night on TDE’s part, XXL took the right moment to announce that hip-hop’s hottest talent right now (minus the new signee), covers their October/November issue. On October 29th, when the mag hits stands, it’ll be filled with the Black Hippy’s success, each individual artist’s skill – maybe a new project mention – the 10th anniversary of OutKast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below album, Big Sean’s Hall of Fame and much more. Until then…down bottom for the cover.

(Video) Ab-Soul Speaks On Struggle Building Character, Life And More!!!

In this short clip, Ab-Soul expresses through the Life & Times Made In America Documentary how struggle builds character, and his mentality when it comes to the journeys and hardships in his life, Hit the jump to see the clip!

Crooked I Discusses His “Debut” Album, Features And Slaughterhouse/Black Hippy Collaboration?!?!

Crooked I sat down with HipHopDx and revealed his approach towards his latest album, which he considers his debut album ” Apex Predator”. Crooked I expresses why there is a lack of features on the project, touches upon West Coast Rap, and his interest in a Slaughter House / Black Hippy collaboration despite any rumored “tensions”, Hit the jump for the interview!

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