Source: hiphopdx.com

Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith has teased new music from Black Hippy while laying out the label’s release plans for 2023. 

The Top Dawg Entertainment founder took to Twitter in the early hours of Monday morning (March 27) to respond to questions from fans. 

When someone asked about the possibility of another Black Hippy remix in the future, Top Dawg responded: “I think they we will….. they owe y’all an album or Ep ..” 

Made up of TDE’s original members Kendrick LamarScHoolboy QJay Rock and Ab-Soul, Black Hippy has only a handful of songs to its name — most recently a remix of Q’s “THat Part” in 2016. 

Yet fans have long clamored for a full-length project from the West Coast collective, despite admissions from the group members themselves that the chances of it happening are “slim.” 

Elsewhere in his Twitter Q&A, Top Dawg revealed the label’s release lineup for the year ahead, naming every artist he expects to drop a new project. 

“Reason , rayvaughn , doechii , Q , jay rock , zac and a compilation,” he wrote. “if everybody do their part … when they turn them in I will release em ..” 

Not only that, but he also teased a deluxe version of Ab-Soul’s Herbert, along with the possibility of a brand new album in the winter. 

“Deluxe and hopefully a new album in December,” he replied to a fan who asked what’s next for Soulo. 

So far in 2023, Top Dawg Entertainment has released just one project: Lance Skiiiwalker’s sophomore album Audiodidactic, which served as the follow-up to 2016’s Introverted Intuition

The label had an especially prolific year in 2022, lead by Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & The Big SteppersSZA‘s SOS and Ab-Soul’s Herbert, along with the She / Her / Black Bitch EP from its latest signing Doechii

During an interview with Mic in 2022, TDE president Terrence “Punch” Henderson explained why a Black Hippy album never materialized

“We definitely wanted to do a Black Hippy album,” he said. “But it was such a learning experience for us, everything was new. The timing never really panned out. When one guy would be recording his album, another guy would be on tour. 

“Everybody was never in the same timeframe. So we didn’t want to hold back; we wanted to keep going and just push further into their individual careers.” 

He added: “In hindsight, I wish I would’ve pushed the Black Hippy album more. That was always my goal, personally. You would have to ask everybody individually to see if that’s what their goal was.” 

Rumors of a Black Hippy album resurfaced last year when ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul reunited in the studio alongside producer Cardo, who produced their 2015 collaboration “Vice City.” 

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