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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 with 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 plus Rick Ross, and debuted at number 11. ~ David Jeffries
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  1.   Song
  2.   Illuminate
  3.   Hunnid Stax
  4.   Terrorist Threats
  5.   Moscato
  6.   Watch Yo Lady by Kendrick Lamar
  7.   Empathy
  8.   Kendrick Lamar's Interlude
  9.   World Runners
  10.   Trouble by Aloe Blacc
  11.   Stigmata
  12.   CleanClosure
  13.   Gods Reign
  14.   Twact
  15.   Gone Insane
  16.   Pineal Gland
  17.   Nevermind That
  18.   Nothing's Something
  19.   Bankrupt
  20.   Pass the Blunt by ScHoolboy Q
  21.   Turn Me Up by Kendrick Lamar
  22.   Sopa
  23.   Thought It Was Love by Sore Losers
  24.   Passion by Alori Joh
  25.   Still a Regular Nigga by Javonte
  26.   Livin Like by Big Pooh
  27.   Day in the Life
  28.   Rush
  29.   Tree of Life
  30.   Big Payback
  31.   More Of A Euphoria
  32.   Loosen My Tie
  33.   #LTM
  34.   Long Term 2
  35.   Soulo Ho3
  36.   Picture That by Javonte
  37.   Regular Nigga by Big Pooh
  38.   Can Anybody Hear Me by Punch
  39.   Hell Yeah by ScHoolboy Q
  40.   AB-Soul
  41.   Mr. AB-Soulutely
  42.   Run tha Show
  43.   House Party 5
  44.   Ride Slow
  45.   Sapiosexual
  46.   Dub Sac
  47.   Time Is Of The Essence
  48.   Top Dawg Under Dawg
  49.   Nothing New
  50.   Real Thinkers
  51.   Lust Demons
  52.   Double Standards
  53.   Bohemian Grove
  54.   Showin' Love
  55.   #LTM by Pat Brown
  56.   Time Is of the Essence by Punch
  57.   Moscato by Kendrick Lamar
  58.   Gutter by Jay Rock
  59.   100 Yard Dash
  60.   Mayday
  61.   Drift Away
  62.   Feelin Us
  63.   Just Have Fun
  64.   Beautiful Death
  65.   Track Two
  66.   More of a Euphoria by Alori Joh
  67.   Constipation by Black Hippy
  68.   Long Term by Lori Writes
  69.   Almost There by BJ the Chicago Kid
  70.   Blowin Them Horns
  71.   Lyrically Speaking
  72.   Budget Ballin
  73.   No Pressure by Jay Rock
  74.   Soul Cry
  75.   W.R.O.H
  76.   Almost There
  77.   Picture That
  78.   Mixed Emotions
  79.   A Rebellion
  80.   The Book of Soul
  81.   Black Lip Bastard
  82.   Hell Yeah
  83.   Be a Man
  84.   My Dream Girl
  85.   Nothing New by Jhené Aiko
  86.   Big Payback by Murs

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