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

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