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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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Stations Featuring

    Coachella 2015

    Coachella 2015
    4 songs

    Grand Theft Radio

    Grand Theft Radio
    3 songs

    Eminem: DNA

    Eminem: DNA
    1 song

    Lil Wayne: DNA

    Lil Wayne: DNA
    1 song

Albums by

Top Songs by

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

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