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The Blacker The Berry // Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar just dropped another dope joint, “The Blacker The Berry”. The new track was produced by Boi-1da and Terrace Martin.

Common’s ‘her’ is not a woman but hip hop itself; Lamar’s ‘I’ is not (or not only) Kendrick Lamar but his community as a whole. This revelation forces the listener to a deeper and broader understanding of the song’s ‘you’.” – Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon

Check it out below.
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Sobriety // SZA

TDE‘s resident singer-songwriter SZA released her new track, “Sobriety”. The track was produced by Chris Calor, Cody, Thundercat, LoveDragon and Sounwave.
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Melt // Mac Miller x ScHoolboy Q (prod. Pete Rock) [Unreleased]

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of his sophomore album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off, Mac Miller gave us a loosie track titled “Melt” featuring TDE’s Schoolboy Q. In addition to releasing the original version of the album’s intro track, “The Star Room”, the Pittsburgh rapper posted the previously unreleased Pete Rock produced track to commemorate. Check out below.
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Ab-Soul / These Days (stream)

L.A.’s TDE and Black Hippy rapper Ab-Soul has released These Days…, his follow-up to the 2012 album Control System. Soulo has been building anticipation for the album by sharing tracks for months, most of which are featured on the album: “Dub Sac,” “Tree Of Life,” “These Days,” “Closure,” “Stigmata,” and “Hunnid Stacks.” Because the album was leaked in entirety, it appears that Soul Brother Number 1 + 1 wanted to counter the leak with a SoundCloud stream of the album. The album features SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Lupe Fiasco, Nikki Jean, Rick Ross, Jinx, Short Dawg, Jhené Aiko, Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Asaad, Jay Rock, RaVaughn, Danny Brown, Delusional Thomas, Lupe Fiasco and JMSN. It also has production from the likes of J. Cole and Mac Miller. Stream the whole LP below.
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