Top Dawg Prez Dave Free Talks TDE Moving Into Film, Real Estate & Other Ventures

"To us, it’s about replicating the success."

(AllHipHop News) Top Dawg Entertainment proved the company can dominate the music business. With acts like Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q, the West Coast imprint racked up industry awards and album sales.

According to label co-president Dave Free, TDE is set to get involved in other ventures as well. Vibe caught up with one half of the award-winning creative team known as The Little Homies to talk about what's next for the squad.

"We’re getting heavy into the film game. I’m trying to get heavier into it. Kendrick’s trying to get heavier into it. A lot of the guys want to get more into the content creation game," said Free. "We got a lot of new artists, we got Reason, we got other new things coming. To us, it’s about replicating the success but also stretching our hands into as many fields as humanly possible."

He added, "There’s no label on what we can do now. [CEO Anthony 'Top Dawg' Tiffith] literally just left my house and we were talking about everything else that we have to do. It can be real estate to just investments, we have to do more. Music is the driving force to create the opportunity, but we have to do more and we’re inviting anybody that wants to do more to come speak with us."

Top Dawg Entertainment has released over twenty music projects since its founding in 2004. The label's discography includes Lamar's DAMN, SZA's Ctrl, Jay Rock's Redemption, Schoolboy's Blank Face LP, Ab-Soul's Do What Thou Wilt, Isaiah Rashad's The Sun's Tirade, and Reason's There You Have It.

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