Editors’ Notes Following in the footsteps of fellow Black Hippy member Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q makes his major-label debut with Oxymoron, an album as thematically ambitious and sonically adventurous as Lamar's celebrated good kid, m.A.A.d city. Detailing Q's days as a drug dealer, hustler, and father, the record doesn't just open a vein; it practically bleeds to death, as on the album centerpiece "Prescription/Oxymoron," a menacing track about the litany of bad vibes caused by drug use: "I cry when nothing's wrong." Not that Oxymoron is a downer–far from it. "Collard Greens" is addictively rambunctious, daring listeners to not bounce with its circular bassline and jittery beat. And Q's flow is a thing to behold. He snarls, wheezes, croons, coos, barks, and caws, playing the lascivious lothario on "The Studio," the boisterous party-starter on "Man of the Year," and the unapologetic recidivist on, well, pretty much on every track. Indeed, Q more than lives up to his rep as Black Hippy's unhinged id.

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Gangsta
1
3:51
 
Los Awesome (feat. Jay Rock)
2
4:12
 
Collard Greens (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
3
4:59
 
What They Want (feat. 2 Chainz)
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4:27
 
Hoover Street
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6:36
 
Studio (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)
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4:38
 
Prescription/Oxymoron
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7:09
 
The Purge (feat. Tyler, The Creator & Kurupt)
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4:54
 
Blind Threats (feat. Raekwon)
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4:29
 
Hell of a Night
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4:32
 
Break the Bank
11
5:54
 
Man of the Year
12
3:36
 

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