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"Man of the Year": 5 Fire Feature Verses SoCal Lyricist ScHoolboy Q Has Laid Down Over the Years

In addition to producing his own hits, ScHoolboy Q has been featured on a number of songs by other artists. Here five of his best guest verses.

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Feb. 23 2024, Published 3:58 p.m. ET

SoCal rapper ScHoolboy Q gained notoriety as a member of the rap collective Black Hippy, alongside Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, and Kendrick Lamar.

Thanks to the success of his debut studio album, Setbacks, in 2011, ScHoolboy Q began to garner widespread attention. However, it was ScHoolboy’s sophomore album, Oxymoron, that thrust him into the spotlight. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and featured hit singles like "Collard Greens" and "Man of the Year.”

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ScHoolboy has earned his place in hip-hop and has continued to put out bangers. In February, he teased the release of his sixth studio album, Blue Lips, which is set to drop on March 1.

In addition to creating his own music, the rapper has delivered memorable guest verses on tracks by fellow artists. Here are five of ScHoolboy’s best verses that have been featured on songs by other musicians.

"Brand New Guy" by A$AP Rocky feat. ScHoolboy Q

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A$AP Rocky (L) and ScHoolboy Q perform onstage at night three of the STAPLES Center Concert

ScHoolboy Q delivers a memorable guest verse on A$AP Rocky’s "Brand New Guy,” which was released in 2011. ScHoolboy Q adds raw energy to the track, making it a standout cut from A$AP Rocky's debut mixtape, Live. Love.ASAP.

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"Killing careers make these cupcakes remember. My objective is to serve your agenda. Biggie and Nas put they a-- in a blender. Sprinkle some 50 and came out this n---a." — ScHoolboy Q ("Brand New Guy")

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"Electric Body" by A$AP Rocky feat. ScHoolboy Q

In 2015, ScHoolboy and A$AP teamed up again and the result was a song called “Electric Body.” Featured on A$AP’s At. Long. Last. ASAP, the song achieved moderate success. It rose to No. 27 on the Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart but only peaked at No. 80 on the Hot 100.

"Yeah, ever seen a crib like this / Diamonds in my ear like wrists / Pull off at the light like what / Lookin' like a mil' in that trunk." — ScHoolboy Q ("Electric Body")

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“Rockabye Baby” by Joey Badass and ScHoolboy Q

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ScHoolboy Q and Joey Bada$$ backstage at Terminal 5 on September 11, 2016 in New York City.

Joey Badass and ScHoolboy Q joined forces for a hard-hitting collaboration titled "Rockabye Baby." Released as part of Joey Badass's sophomore album, ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$, in 2017, the track remains a standout verse on the record. The song touches on systemic societal issues like police brutality.

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“Flight Confirmation” by The Alchemist (featuring ScHoolboy Q and Danny Brown)

ScHoolboy delivers a powerhouse verse on The Alchemist’s “Flight Confirmation,” which also features Danny Brown. Together, Danny and ScHoolboy create a dynamic duo that captivates listeners.

“Asthma pumper, hand prints all over her bumper / She love me long time, I'm forever that mothaf---a.”

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“Gang Bang Anyway” by The Game (featuring ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock)

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Schoolboy Q (L) and rapper The Game on stage at "The Documentary"

"Gang Bang Anyway" is a hard-hitting anthem that showcases the raw skills of each rapper involved. The Game set the tone with his trademark grit, followed by Jay Rock who delivers a powerful introspective on gang culture. ScHoolboy closes out the song with poignant bars about the impact street violence has on young minds.

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