Schoolboy Q & A$AP Rocky Join Forces on ‘Californication’
By Scott T. Sterling
East Coast meets West Coast on “Californication,” a new collaboration between New York’s A$AP Rocky of the A$AP Mob and Los Angeles’ Schoolboy Q. representing Top Dawg Entertainment, AKA TDE (which also includes Kendrick Lamar).
The gritty track rides on a slow and low tempo with buzzing bass lines, as the two rappers trade lascivious (and very NSFW) verses.
Q and Rocky have a long history of recording collaborations, with both appearing on Schoolboy Q’s single, “Hands on the Wheel,” A$AP Rocky’s “Brand New Guy,” as well as the remix of A$AP Ferg’s Chromatics-sampling “Work.