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

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