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Able to juggle the profound and the profane along with the mainstream and the underground, rapper Ab-Soul is a member of the Black Hippy crew as well as a solo artist. Born Herbert Stevens in Los Angeles, Ab-Soul contracted Stevens-Johnson syndrome as a child, a hypersensitivity complex that left him light sensitive and wearing sunglasses most of the time. He rapped throughout high school but didn't take it seriously until after graduation, forming the group Area 51 with rapper Snake Hollywood and signing a deal with Street Beat Entertainment in 2005. The two-year deal ran out without much to show for it, but in 2007 Ab-Soul joined the Top Dawg label, with his A Day in the Life mixtape following a year later. In 2009 he formed the Black Hippy crew with fellow Top Dawg artists ScHoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, and Jay Rock, then in 2011 he made his solo debut with the album Longterm Mentality. His sophomore and breakthrough effort, Control System, followed a year later, featuring guest spots from the whole Black Hippy crew along with other artists like Jhené Aiko and Danny Brown. The album climbed to number 83 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, while his 2014 effort, These Days..., featured names like Lupe Fiasco and Rick Ross, and debuted at number 11. Two years later, Do What Thou Wilt. was released, hitting the Top 40 of the Billboard 200. ~ David Jeffries
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  1.   Song
  2.   Illuminate
  3.   Terrorist Threats
  4.   Moscato
  5.   Empathy
  6.   Watch Yo Lady by Kendrick Lamar
  7.   Trouble by Aloe Blacc
  8.   Turn Me Up by Kendrick Lamar
  9.   Mayday
  10.   Hell Yeah
  11.   Still a Regular Nigga by Javonte
  12.   Moscato by Kendrick Lamar
  13.   Soul Cry
  14.   Drift Away
  15.   Time Is Of The Essence
  16.   More of a Euphoria by Alori Joh
  17.   Real Thinkers
  18.   Hell Yeah by ScHoolboy Q
  19.   Long Term 2
  20.   No Pressure by Jay Rock
  21.   Nevermind That
  22.   Tree of Life
  23.   Top Dawg Under Dawg
  24.   Picture That by Javonte
  25.   Livin Like by Big Pooh
  26.   Gutter by Jay Rock
  27.   Bankrupt
  28.   House Party 5
  29.   Pass the Blunt by ScHoolboy Q
  30.   #LTM
  31.   Almost There
  32.   Picture That
  33.   More Of A Euphoria
  34.   Black Lip Bastard
  35.   Rush
  36.   #LTM by Pat Brown
  37.   Long Term by Lori Writes
  38.   Regular Nigga by Big Pooh
  39.   Almost There by BJ the Chicago Kid
  40.   Mr. AB-Soulutely
  41.   Run tha Show
  42.   Blowin Them Horns
  43.   Day in the Life
  44.   My Dream Girl
  45.   Be a Man
  46.   Big Payback
  47.   Loosen My Tie
  48.   Gone Insane
  49.   Showin' Love
  50.   Constipation by Black Hippy
  51.   Lyrically Speaking
  52.   Nothing New
  53.   Nothing New by Jhené Aiko
  54.   AB-Soul
  55.   Big Payback by Murs
  56.   Beautiful Death
  57.   Time Is of the Essence by Punch
  58.   Passion by Alori Joh
  59.   Can Anybody Hear Me by Punch
  60.   100 Yard Dash
  61.   Budget Ballin
  62.   Thought It Was Love by Sore Losers

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