Top Dawg Entertainment discography

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Top Dawg Entertainment discography
Studio albums23
Compilation albums2
Music videos84
EPs6
Singles37
Mixtapes17

The discography of Top Dawg Entertainment, an American independent record label, consists of 22 studio albums, 2 compilation album, 6 extended plays (EP), 17 mixtapes, 37 singles and 84 music videos. Overall the label has sold more than three million records in the US alone.

Contents

Studio albums

The following is a list of albums released through Top Dawg Entertainment. Additional record label involvement is also specified.

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertificationSales
US US R&B US Rap AUS CAN FRA NZ SWI UK UK R&B
2011 ScHoolboy Q Setbacks 1002512
  • US: 17,000
Ab-Soul Longterm Mentality
  • Released: April 5, 2011
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download
1897369
Kendrick Lamar Section.80
  • Released: July 2, 2011
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
1132113
  • US: 500,000
Jay Rock Follow Me Home
  • Released: July 26, 2011
  • Label: Top Dawg, Strange Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
831810
  • US: 14,000
2012 ScHoolboy Q Habits & Contradictions
  • Released: January 14, 2012
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
1112516
  • US: 48,000
Ab-Soul Control System
  • Released: May 11, 2012
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
91129— sza
  • US: 27,000
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city 21123257738162
  • US: 3,000,000 [4]
2014 ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron
  • Released: February 25, 2014
  • Label: Top Dawg, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
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  • RIAA: Platinum [5]
  • US: 1,000,000
Ab-Soul These Days...
  • Released: June 24, 2014
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
1122967
  • US: 31,000
2015 Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Released: March 15, 2015
  • Label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
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  • RIAA: Platinum [1]
  • BPI: Gold
  • ARIA: Gold
  • US: 1,000,000 [4]
Jay Rock 90059
  • Released: September 11, 2015
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
162117
  • US: 52,000
2016 ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP
  • Released: July 8, 2016
  • Label: Top Dawg, Interscope
  • Format: CD, digital download
21192875365
  • RIAA: Gold [1]
  • US: 500,000
Isaiah Rashad The Sun's Tirade
  • Released: September 2, 2016
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
174239199216211616
  • US: 19,000
Lance Skiiiwalker Introverted Intuition
  • Released: October 18, 2016
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
Ab-Soul Do What Thou Wilt.
  • Released: December 9, 2016
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
349648
  • US: 10,000
2017 Kendrick Lamar DAMN.
  • Released: April 14, 2017
  • Label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1112132221
  • RIAA: 3x Platinum [1]
  • BPI: Gold [2]
  • US: 3,000,000 [6]
SZA Ctrl
  • Released: June 9, 2017
  • Label: Top Dawg, RCA
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
32401116615965011
  • RIAA: 2x Platinum [7]
  • US: 2,000,000 [8]
2018 SiR November
  • Released: January 18, 2018
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
Jay Rock Redemption
  • Released: June 15, 2018
  • Label: Top Dawg, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
13983720336872
  • US: 31,000 [9]
Reason There You Have It
  • Released: September 28, 2018
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
2019 ScHoolboy Q CrasH Talk
  • Released: April 26, 2019
  • Label: Top Dawg, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
3111155061727
SiR Chasing Summer
  • Released: August 30, 2019
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
64
2020 Reason New Beginnings
  • Released: October 9, 2020
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download, steaming
167
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
US US R&B US Rap AUS CAN NZ SWI UK UK R&B
2016 Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. 111315972
  • US: 202,000
2018Various Artists Black Panther: The Album
  • Released: February 9, 2018
  • Label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
  • US:
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

EPs

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
US US R&B US Rap UK UK R&B
2009 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar
  • Released: December 31, 2009
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download
2014 Isaiah Rashad Cilvia Demo
  • Released: January 28, 2014
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
409630
  • US: 26,000
SZA Z
  • Released: April 8, 2014
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: CD, digital download
39919732
  • US: 12,600
2016 SiR HER
  • Released: October 6, 2016
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download
2017SiRHER TOO
  • Released: February 10, 2017
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download
2019 Zacari Run Wild Run Free
  • Released: March 15, 2019
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download

Mixtapes

YearAlbum details
2006 Jay Rock - Watts Finest Vol. I
  • Released: May 18, 2006
Jay Rock - Watts Finest Vol. II: The Nickerson Files
  • Released: September 6, 2006
2007 Kendrick Lamar - Training Day(as K-Dot)
  • Released: 2007
Jay Rock - Watts Finest Vol. III: The Watts Riots
  • Released: May 8, 2007
Jay Rock & Kendrick Lamar - No Sleep 'Til NYC
  • Released: December 24, 2007
2008Top Dawg - Do It Nigga Squad Vol. 1
  • Released: May 10, 2008
Jay Rock - Coming Soon to a Hood Near You
  • Released: August 6, 2008
2009 Ab-Soul - Longterm [10]
  • Released: January 8, 2009
Kendrick Lamar - C4 (as K-Dot)
  • Released: January 30, 2009
Jay Rock - Coming Soon 2 a Hood Near You
  • Released: February 9, 2009
Schoolboy Q - Gangsta & Soul [11]
  • Released: May 14, 2009
Jay Rock - Gudda Muzik
  • Released: May 26, 2009
2010Jay Rock - From Hood Tales to the Cover of XXL
  • Released: March 22, 2010
Ab-Soul - Longterm 2: Lifestyles of the Broke and Almost Famous [12]
  • Released: June 28, 2010
Kendrick Lamar – Overly Dedicated
  • Released: September 14, 2010
  • Label: Top Dawg
  • Format: Digital download
  • Chart positions: #72 US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jay Rock – Black Friday
  • Released: November 26, 2010
  • Label: Top Dawg, Strange Music
  • Format: Digital download

Singles

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positions Certifications Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
AUS BEL (FL) CAN FRA NZ UK UK
R&B
"All My Life (In the Ghetto)"
Jay Rock (featuring Lil Wayne & will.i.am)
2008110"Follow Me Home"
"Hood Gone Love It"
Jay Rock (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
2011118
"HiiiPower"
Kendrick Lamar
"Section.80"
"Druggy's wit Hoes Again"
Schoolboy Q (featuring Ab-Soul)
"Habits & Contradictions"
"Hands on the Wheel"
Schoolboy Q (featuring A$AP Rocky)
2012105
"The Recipe"
Kendrick Lamar (featuring Dr. Dre)
1033823"good kid, m.A.A.d city"
"Swimming Pools (Drank)"
Kendrick Lamar
17316799595711
  • RIAA: Gold
  • BPI: Silver
"Backseat Freestyle"
Kendrick Lamar
201310629227917
"Poetic Justice"
Kendrick Lamar (featuring Drake)
2686
  • RIAA: Gold
"You're Gone"
Ab-Soul (featuring JMSN)
non-album single
"Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe"
Kendrick Lamar
329717828"good kid, m.A.A.d city"
"Yay Yay"
Schoolboy Q
49"Oxymoron"
"Collard Greens"
Schoolboy Q (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
922821184
"Man of the Year"
Schoolboy Q
62167
"Break the Bank"
Schoolboy Q
2014115326
"Studio"
Schoolboy Q (featuring BJ The Chicago Kid)
38105
"i"
Kendrick Lamar
3911848616831203"To Pimp a Butterfly"
"Hell of a Night"
Schoolboy Q
46"Oxymoron"
"Pay for It"
Jay Rock (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
57non-album single
"The Blacker the Berry"
Kendrick Lamar
20156625168313"To Pimp a Butterfly"
"King Kunta"
Kendrick Lamar
5820113215528024569
"Money Trees Deuce"
Jay Rock
"90059"
"Gumbo"
Jay Rock
"Alright"
Kendrick Lamar
81242010920"To Pimp a Butterfly"
"90059"
Jay Rock (featuring Lance Skiiiwalker)
"90059"
"Nelly"
Isaiah Rashad
non-album single
"These Walls"
Kendrick Lamar
94342577"To Pimp a Butterfly"
"Smile"
Isaiah Rashad
2016non-album single
"untitled 07 - levitate"
Kendrick Lamar
9027161979320"Untitled Unmastered"
"Groovy Tony"
Schoolboy Q
"Blank Face"
"That Part"
Schoolboy Q (featuring Kanye West)
4013851
"Free Lunch"
Isaiah Rashad
"The Sun's Tirade"
"Huey Knew"
Ab-Soul (featuring Da$H)
"Do What Thou Wilt."
"Braille"
Ab-Soul (featuring Bas)
"All The Stars"
Kendrick Lamar & SZA
2018"Black Panther: The Album"
"King's Dead"
Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake
"Pray For Me"
Kendrick Lamar (featuring The Weeknd)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Related Research Articles

Jay Rock American rapper

Johnny Reed McKinzie Jr., better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper and songwriter from Watts, California. Rock signed to the independent record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) in 2005. In 2007, alongside TDE, Rock secured a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records and later Asylum Records, but mergers fell through and Rock ended up leaving the label shortly after. He then signed with Tech N9ne's Strange Music, in a joint-venture record deal. Apart from his solo career, Rock is also known for being a member of the hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, alongside fellow West Coast rappers and TDE label-mates Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul. In 2019, Jay Rock received a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance for "King's Dead".

<i>Follow Me Home</i> (album) 2011 studio album by Jay Rock

Follow Me Home is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Jay Rock; it was released on July 26, 2011, under Top Dawg Entertainment and Strange Music. The album was preceded by two singles; "All My Life " and "Hood Gone Love It".

Jay Rock discography

American rapper Jay Rock has released three studio albums, 10 mixtapes, 12 singles and 30 music videos.

Schoolboy Q German-American rapper from California

Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, is an American rapper and songwriter based in South Central Los Angeles, California. In 2009, Hanley signed to Carson-based independent record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) and in late 2011, secured a recording contract with major label Interscope Records. Hanley is also a member of the hip-hop supergroup Black Hippy, alongside label-mates and fellow California-based rappers Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, and Kendrick Lamar.

<i>Black Friday</i> (Jay Rock mixtape) 2010 mixtape by Jay Rock

Black Friday is the eighth mixtape by American hip hop recording artist Jay Rock. It was released on November 26, 2010, for free download and then on December 7, 2010, via iTunes and Amazon.com, under Top Dawg Entertainment. It was Jay Rock's last mixtape before the release of his debut studio album Follow Me Home.

Kendrick Lamar discography

American rapper Kendrick Lamar has released four studio albums, one compilation album, one extended play (EP), five mixtapes, 43 singles, three promotional singles, and 55 music videos. Lamar initially performed under the stage name K-Dot, releasing three mixtapes under that moniker: Y.H.N.I.C. (2004), Training Day (2005), and C4 (2009). He gained major attention after the release of his fifth mixtape Overly Dedicated, which was released in 2010. It was Lamar's first full-length project to be released under his birth name and fared well enough to enter the United States Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it peaked at number 72.

Black Hippy American hip hop supergroup from California

Black Hippy is an American hip hop supergroup from South Los Angeles, California, formed in 2008. The group is composed of West Coast rappers Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q. Black Hippy was constructed after all of its members had signed to Carson-based indie record label, Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

Top Dawg Entertainment

Top Dawg Entertainment is an American independent record label founded in 2004, by CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith. Punch is president of the label. There are currently eleven artists signed to the label: the label's flagship artists, Black Hippy members Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q, as well as Isaiah Rashad, SZA, Lance Skiiiwalker, Sir, Reason and Zacari. The label also houses a production division that includes Digi+Phonics, THC, King Blue, and Derek "MixedByAli" Ali.

Ab-Soul American hip hop recording artist from California

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American rapper from Carson, California. In 2007, he signed to indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), where he eventually formed West Coast hip hop group Black Hippy alongside West Coast rappers Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q. He is perhaps best known for his introspective lyrics and his four independent albums under TDE, Longterm Mentality, Control System, These Days..., and Do What Thou Wilt., which were all released to positive reviews and commercial success.

<i>Longterm Mentality</i> 2011 studio album by Ab-Soul

Longterm Mentality is the debut studio album by American hip hop recording artist Ab-Soul. It was released on April 5, 2011, by Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), exclusively to digital retailers, serving as Ab-Soul's debut retail release. The album features guest appearances from Jhené Aiko, Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Punch, Alori Joh, JaVonté, MURS, BJ the Chicago Kid and Pat Brown, with the production from American hip hop record producers such as Tae Beast, Ayiro, Sounwave, AAyhasis, Context, Alexis Carrington and Tommy Black. Upon its release, the album received was highly acclaimed by music critics.

<i>Overly Dedicated</i> 2010 mixtape by Kendrick Lamar

Overly Dedicated is the fourth solo mixtape by American rapper Kendrick Lamar, released on September 14, 2010, via Top Dawg Entertainment. The album features guest appearances from Dash Snow, Jhené Aiko, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Ash Riser, Dom Kennedy and Murs, among others. The album's production was handled by several TDE in-house producers, including King Blue, Sounwave, Tae Beast and Willie B; other producers such as Tommy Black, Jairus "J-Mo" Mozee, and Wyldfyer, also contributed production. The mixtape had sold a total of 12,000 copies as of October 2012.

Ab-Soul discography

The discography of Ab-Soul, an American hip hop recording artist, consists of four studio albums, two mixtapes, seventeen singles and 30 music videos. Ab-Soul's first full-length project was a mixtape titled Longterm. The mixtape was released in 2009, as a free download via mixtape-sharing websites.

Schoolboy Q discography

American rapper Schoolboy Q has released five studio albums, two mixtapes, 30 singles, and 36 music videos.

Digi+Phonics is an American hip hop production team, composed of California-based record producers Tae Beast, Sounwave, Dave Free and Willie B. They currently serve as the main in-house producers for Carson-based record label, Top Dawg Entertainment. Digi+Phonics work significantly on projects from all the members of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, who are also signed to Top Dawg and is composed of rappers Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, and Ab-Soul. Their best known productions include "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" by Kendrick Lamar, "There He Go" by Schoolboy Q, and "Terrorist Threats" by Ab-Soul. They frequently co-produce songs together and put the finishing touches on the projects released by Top Dawg Entertainment.

Sounwave American record producer and songwriter

Mark Anthony Spears, known professionally as Sounwave, is an American hip-hop record producer and songwriter from Compton, California, and an original member of the Californian hip-hop label Top Dawg Entertainment. Sounwave has worked on every Kendrick Lamar studio album since Lamar's 2009 self-titled EP, including the Grammy Award-winning albums Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, To Pimp a Butterfly, and the multi-Grammy and Pulitzer Prize–winning album Damn. He has received two Grammy Awards: Best Rap Song (2015) for "Alright", and Best Rap Album (2017) for Damn.

William Thomas Trenell Brown, known professionally as Willie B or The Ichiban Don, is an American producer and rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is an original member of production team Digi+Phonics of Top Dawg Entertainment.

That Part 2016 single by Schoolboy Q featuring Kanye West

"That Part" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Schoolboy Q featuring Kanye West. It was released on May 13, 2016 by Top Dawg Entertainment and Interscope Records, as the lead single from Schoolboy Q's fourth album Blank Face LP, and was produced by Cardo, Yung Exclusive, Cubeatz and Sounwave. The song was nominated for Best Rap Performance at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. HipHopDX named it the ninth best hip-hop song of 2016.

Terrence Louis Henderson Jr., better known by his stage name Punch, is an American rapper, record producer and record executive from Carson, California. He is best known for being the president of the independent record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). He has also executive produced several successful albums, including Kendrick Lamar's Section.80 (2011), Schoolboy Q's Habits & Contradictions (2012), Terrace Martin's 3ChordFold, (2013) and more.

Zacari Moses Pacaldo I, known mononymously as Zacari, is an American singer and songwriter. He is signed to Top Dawg Entertainment and released his EP Run Wild Run Free on March 15, 2019.

The Championship Tour

The Championship Tour is a co-headlining concert tour by the independent record label, Top Dawg Entertainment. The tour featured artists Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Sir, and Lance Skiiiwalker. The tour began in Vancouver on May 4, 2018, and concluded in Burgettstown on June 16, 2018

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