30 Songs That Show TDE Is Rap’s Illest Crew


With the recent release of Isaiah Rashad’s Cilvia: Demo (available now on iTunes), TDE is staying on the path they promised to run 2014. In the preceding years, we’ve seen the Los Angeles-based crew evolve from underground darlings to mainstream phenomena. Kendrick Lamar nominated for seven Grammys, Q’s anticipated release of Oxymoron for Feb. 25, and probably more surprises down the road means the label are moving on up at rapid pace.

To salute the collective, we’ve complied 30 songs that show TDE is rap’s illiest crew. Check out the tracklist below, and subscribe to it on Beats Music.

1. ScHoolboy Q “Collard Greens”
2. Ab-Soul “Black Lip Bastard (Remix) featuring Black Hippy
3. Jay Rock “Hood Gone Love It”
4. Kendrick Lamar “Rigamortus”
5. Ab-Soul “Big Payback”
6. Kendrick Lamar “Hol’ Up”
7. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “White Walls” featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
8. Kendrick Lamar “The Recipe” featuring Dr. Dre
9. 50 Cent “We Up” featuring Kendrick Lamar
10. Jay Rock “Westside”
11. Kendrick Lamar “A.D.H.D.”
12. Ab-Soul “Top Dawg Under Dawg”
13. Kendrick Lamar “F*ck Your Ethnicity”
14. Jay Rock “Boomerang”
15. Kendrick Lamar “M.A.A.D. City” featuring MC Eiht
16. Jay Rock “All My Life”
17. ScHoolboy Q “Druggy’s Wit H*es
18. Kendrick Lamar “Backseat Freestyle”
19. Ab-Soul “Sopa” featuring ScHoolboy Q
20. Kendrick Lamar “Money Trees” featuring Jay Rock
21. Jay Rock “Code Red”
22. ScHoolboy Q “Figg Get Da Money”
23. ScHoolboy Q “Hands On The Wheel”
24. Ab-Soul “Terrorist Threats” featuring Danny Brown & Jhene Aiko
25. Ab-Soul “Time Is Of The Essence”
26. ScHoolboy Q “Ibetigotsomeweed”
27. ScHoolboy Q “Man Of The Year”
28. Ab-Soul “Illuminate” featuring Kendrick Lamar
29. Ty Dolla $ign “Never Be The Same” featuring Jay Rock
30. ScHoolboy Q “Yay Yay”

TDE: Rap’s Illest Crew via Beats Music


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  • wat

    Lol “Black Lippy”

  • reese

    This is Ight but there’s a lot missing

    • Eric Diep

      Beats Music doesn’t have any of their mixtapes or free singles on there. So it’s really limiting at times

  • Snoopy

    U forgot ab-soul song “Gods”. A definite Banger.

  • RNS

    So much missing cmon. Get a little deeper with this shit

  • gav

    Can’t believe they left out “Here we go” Q, “Soul cry” Soul, “Turn Me up” Soul, “Zip that chop that” and “Rolling stoned” Black Hippy. I haven’t been able to listen to rap for nearly 10 years; thank god this lot are on the come up.

    Any one think Snoop regretting fruit juice?

    • wat

      They forgot Say Wassup too, somehow.