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

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