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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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  2.   Illuminate
  3.   Terrorist Threats
  4.   Moscato
  5.   Watch Yo Lady by Kendrick Lamar
  6.   Empathy
  7.   Trouble by Aloe Blacc
  8.   Picture That by Javonte
  9.   Long Term by Lori Writes
  10.   Showin' Love
  11.   Constipation by Black Hippy
  12.   Can Anybody Hear Me by Punch
  13.   Hell Yeah by ScHoolboy Q
  14.   Lyrically Speaking
  15.   Soul Cry
  16.   Drift Away
  17.   Gone Insane
  18.   Real Thinkers
  19.   Black Lip Bastard
  20.   #LTM by Pat Brown
  21.   Time Is of the Essence by Punch
  22.   Passion by Alori Joh
  23.   Nothing New by Jhené Aiko
  24.   Budget Ballin
  25.   My Dream Girl
  26.   Rush
  27.   Mayday
  28.   House Party 5
  29.   Pass the Blunt by ScHoolboy Q
  30.   Ride Slow
  31.   Big Payback
  32.   Picture That
  33.   Time Is Of The Essence
  34.   Top Dawg Under Dawg
  35.   Nothing New
  36.   The Book of Soul
  37.   Beautiful Death
  38.   Regular Nigga by Big Pooh
  39.   AB-Soul
  40.   Run tha Show
  41.   Long Term 2
  42.   No Pressure by Jay Rock
  43.   Turn Me Up by Kendrick Lamar
  44.   Nevermind That
  45.   Tree of Life
  46.   Loosen My Tie
  47.   Almost There
  48.   More Of A Euphoria
  49.   More of a Euphoria by Alori Joh
  50.   Still a Regular Nigga by Javonte
  51.   Livin Like by Big Pooh
  52.   Almost There by BJ the Chicago Kid
  53.   Mr. AB-Soulutely
  54.   Gutter by Jay Rock
  55.   100 Yard Dash
  56.   Day in the Life
  57.   Bankrupt
  58.   Be a Man
  59.   #LTM
  60.   Thought It Was Love by Sore Losers
  61.   Blowin Them Horns
  62.   Hell Yeah
  63.   Moscato by Kendrick Lamar
  64.   Big Payback by Murs

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