Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q – “2 On” Mar28

Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q – “2 On”...

(photo credit: John Francis Peters) Tinashe has mentioned in interviews that she plays the dual roles of a babyface and a naughty girl. The nice Tinashe hawks pimple cream. The naughty Tinashe write songs about tragic relationships or in this case a very fulfilling fling....

ScHoolboy Q – “Break The Bank” (video) Feb21

ScHoolboy Q – “Break The Bank” (video)...

One of my favorite tracks from ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron LP (due on Feb 25) gets a video treatment from the venerable, hard-working Jason Goldwatch (he co-founded DECON?! I did not know that). Still produced by The Alchemist. (Karen...

Isaiah Rashad – Shot You Down Remix (feat. Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q) Feb12

Isaiah Rashad – Shot You Down Remix (feat. Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q)...

I usually listen to music while working and doing other stuff so when I heard this come across the stream, I was blown away. The vibe of the song immediately caught my attention. The mood set by the combination of the flute loop, the boom-bap drums, and the smooth bass line is fantastically chill. The hook is melodic and fluid. Isiah Rashad shares the remix with Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q and holds his own. Fantastic...

ScHoolboy Q – “Break The Bank” (prod. by The Alchemist) Jan20

ScHoolboy Q – “Break The Bank” (prod. by The Alchemist)...

Now this is a 2014 rap song made for today’s sensibilities. What a mainstream writer would call a straightforward rapper, ScHoolboy Q is way more than a 16-bar spitter. The Alchemist’s haunting production opens a wide world of vocal possibilities. Sure this is a classic rap trope about the up-and-comer talking big dreams and big money. It’s catchier with the sing-song hooks and casual call-and-response....