Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and More From Top Dawg Entertainment Help the Homeless in Downtown Los Angeles
Top Dawg Entertainment employees and artists gave back to the homeless with a clothing drive recently in Skid Row, a downtown Los Angeles neighborhood. Rappers from the label like Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, and Isaiah Rashad were in the middle of it all, getting love and interacting with the people. In the video, Rashad's new track "Smile" plays in the background.
The video comes days after Ab-Soul vented his frustrations about feeling like a bench warmer on the label via Twitter. His worries were apparently soothed by the CEO of TDE, Dangeroo Kipawaa, who responded to Soul by saying, "When I put you in the game you better be on fire."
It's hard to tell which artist's project the label is trying to release next. Back in September Isaiah Rashad finally released his first new song in some time with "Nelly," and soon after Kipawaa posted a snippet of another new Rashad song with the caption, "Locked and Loaded….. Almost ready 2 pull the trigger on you niggas…." A week and a half later, the Chattanooga rapper released "Smile."
Meanwhile, the CEO of Top Dawg also previewed new music from Schoolboy Q on Instagram back in January. He posted a snippet of a new video with the caption, "Locked and Loaded...Another bullet in the chamber...When these bullets start flying....."
Kendrick Lamar is eyeing a couple Grammys, including album of the year and record of the year with "Alright," but he's nowhere to be found in the video. Hopefully he's working on some new music.
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