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

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