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Our critical roundtable disembowels the hits of today and tomorrow.

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Top Dawg Entertainment's CEO shares an update on the label's 2016 album release plans.

Inside TDE's 2016: An Exclusive Breakdown

TDE President Dave Free tells MTV News what the label has planned for 2016.

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MTV News goes behind TDE's second annual Christmas toy giveaway and concert.

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Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, SZA and Isaiah Rashad participated in a free concert and toy giveaway. Here are pictures from the event.

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The 2014 XXL Freshman cover is out, so it's time to find out a little more about the picks.