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

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