Ab-Soul

Ab-Soul
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Editor's Pick
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Album: Lucky 7
On July 7, Booth fave Statik Selektah will release his brand new album, Lucky 7. The latest single off the project, which is available for free download when you pre-order the album, is All You Need,... More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Aloe Blacc
Song: Trouble
Trouble is bound to find Ab-Soul wherever he goes, as evidenced by the TDE wordsmith’s latest collaboration with the soulful sounds of Aloe Blacc. Like Lock & Load and Play It Cool before... More
Posted 3 months ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Song: 47 Bars
Earlier today, Ab-Soul tweeted the following: “I might get dropped from the label for this 1, but fuck it lol…” While it is highly doubtful that a mere 47 Bars over some The... More
Posted about 5 months ago
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Artist: Bad Lucc
Featuring: Problem | Ab-Soul
This spring, West Coast mainstay Bad Lucc will be unleashing Diamond Lane America, his highly-anticipated joint LP with labelmate Problem. Before beginning to promote the set in earnest, the... More
Posted 5 months ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul | Troi
If you’re a loyal reader of The DJBooth, I don’t need to tell you that Lupe Fiasco dropped a new album today; odds are, you’ve already given it enough spins to memorize half the... More
Posted 6 months ago
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Artist: Nikki Jean
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Jesus Christ may have turned water to wine, but could he carbonate it? On her latest solo feature, singer/songwriter and prolific hookwoman Nikki Jean one-ups the son of God by transforming Water into... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Artist: Kembe X
Featuring: Ab-Soul | Alex Wiley
Update: We have added the Yellow Nguyen-directed visuals for Kembe X’s As I Unfold single. At the bottom of June, we saw Scion A/V come together with Southern emcee Scotty ATL to drop the... More
Posted 11 months ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
As often happens to artists with high standards, Ab-Soul had a few songs left over after putting the finishing touches on his most recent TDE album—some of which were plenty good enough to make it... More
Posted about 12 months ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul | Jon Connor | Logic | Francesca
There’s nothing better than hearing a song you love first thing in the morning… well, until you develop an association between the song and having to get up for work, and start to hate it.... More
Posted about 12 months ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: ScHoolboy Q | Mac Miller
Album: These Days...
With the release of his next album just two short weeks away, Top Dawg lyricist Ab-Soul returns to the Booth with another fresh single off the set. The follow-up to early May’s Booth-approved... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Jhené Aiko
Song: Closure
Album: These Days...
When someone says that they need Closure, what they’re really talking about is a moment in time that provides a proper, appropriate or peaceful ending. So, with this in mind, what type of... More
Posted one year ago
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ab-soul-world-runners
Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Lupe Fiasco | Nikki Jean
Album: These Days...
With only a week until Ab-Soul‘s new album drops, Solo comes through with a major feature in the form of World Runners, featuring the always verbose Lupe Fiasco and Lupe’s frequent vocal... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: The O'My's
With the release of his third independent album on the horizon, Ab-Soul and his team at TDE are in full-on promo mode. Following Booth-approved singles Tree Of Life and Stigmata, as well as the... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Album: These Days...
Stigmata is a designation used by members of the Christian faith to describe body markings or sensations of pain in locations corresponding to the crucifixion wounds of Christ. What does this brief... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Album: These Days...
Let’s all bow our heads on this holy, smoke filled day for a short and powerful message from the Black Lipped Pastor… For the Lord said, “Let it be all about the various forms of... More
Posted one year ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul | Sir Michael Rocks
Update: The aplusfilmz-directed visuals for Jesse Medina’s Riddims 2.0 single have been added. Jesse Medina‘s last Booth feature came in February, with So Called Friends. On the... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Asaad
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Album: Flowers II
Who says hip-hop doesn’t teach you anything? If it weren’t for Asaad‘s latest feature, I might never have known about Alejandro Jodorowsky. For those curious, Alejandro Jodorowsky is... More
Posted one year ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul
Song: Apex
Nitty Scott, MC‘s been absent from our front page since guesting on Blu and Nottz‘s Boyz II Men back in October of 2013, but don’t think for a second that her skills have... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Smoke DZA
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Song: Hearses
Haters and sucker emcees, let it not be said that Smoke DZA never did anything for you. On his latest promo single, the Harlem rhymesayer makes it known that he’s handing out free Hearses to... More
Posted one year ago
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lupe-fiasco
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Were you one of the hardcore Lupe Fiasco fans who heaved a sigh of disappointment at the straightforward, radio-ready style of last week’s Snitches? Then Thorns & Horns is for you. A loosie... More
Posted one year ago
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mac-miller-amen
Artist: Mac Miller
Featuring: Ab-Soul | Vince Staples
Song: Amen
On a recent promo cut, Mac Miller wondered whether he might be hip-hop’s version of el Diablo. The fact that his latest feature is called Amen may seem contradictory at first blush, but hit play... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Common
Featuring: Ab-Soul
January’s War found Common offering an incisive, thought-provoking lyrical take on gun violence in his native Chicago. On the newly-released Made in Black America, the Windy City mainstay... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Song: Dub Sac
Album: These Days...
A few years ago, Ab-Soul was rolling through the city streets with a Dub Sac in his bucket. Today, ain’t nothing changed—except he’s got a whole ounce of good weed, and he’s... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Vic Mensa
Album: INNANETAPE
Whether consciously or not, artists are often motivated by the desire to create something that will outlast them. Such is definitely the case for Vic Mensa, who comes face to face with his own... More
Posted one year ago
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chuck-inglish
Featuring: Mac Miller | Ab-Soul
Album: Convertibles
Being fly ain’t just a matter of what you do; it’s also about how you do it. For an example of someone who has both sides of the equation nailed down tight, look no further than Chuck... More
Posted one year ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul
Song: Choke
As a rapper, the last thing you want to do when introducing yourself to a new audience is Choke. Fortunately for Snake Hollywood, he’s not the one performing the titular action on his first... More
Posted one year ago
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Artist: Rapsody
Album: She Got Game
With a new project on the horizon, NC emcee Rapsody is back to remind us that she is a quiet force to be reckoned with. If you’re familiar with her work, then you already know what’s up,... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Let it not be said that Ab-Soul shies away from controversy. On his latest feature, the Top Dawg Entertainment signee combines two of the most provocative topics in recent memory—cop killer... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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Yesterday, Kendrick Lamar and his Black Hippy colleagues kicked off the good kid, m.A.A.d. city World Tour in Las Vegas, Nevada. Even while on the road, K.Dot and company are committed to keeping... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul
Sir Michael Rocks has a new solo LP, Banco, dropping In a Minute. And by “a minute” I mean “a period of indeterminate length,” since the set is currently unscheduled. Realizing that timeframe... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul
Album: Acid Rap
I don’t know about y’all, but if I had a massively-anticipated project scheduled for release tomorrow, I’d be feeling a little anxious. So, what’s Chance the Rapper doing to... More
Posted 2 years ago
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ab-soul-the-end-is-near
Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Mac Miller
Ab-Soul has seen the future, and it ain’t looking too bright… for sucker emcees, anyway. On new promo single The End Is Near, the TDE solider informs his competition that they aren’t... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: SHORT DaWG
Last October, while in Los Angeles for several business meetings, I had the chance to catch A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q perform at Hollywood Palladium.  During Q’s performance I remember... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Meek DeMeo
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Some people, when dealing with problems in their love life, drink heavily in order to forget about their cares. But why just drown your sorrows, when you can escape from reality itself? New mixtape... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: JMSN
An uncredited contributer to four tracks off Kendrick Lamar‘s good kid, m.A.A.d. city, JMSN is now hard at work on a full-length project with another Black Hippy affiliate and DJBooth fave,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Kendrick Lamar
When you’re shining as brightly as Ab-Soul, there’s no sense in hiding your light under a bushel. On a newly-released cut off his next studio album, the Top Dawg Entertainment buzzmaker... More
Posted 2 years ago
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mac-miller-all-the-time
Artist: Mac Miller
Featuring: Ab-Soul
Released under the Pittsburgh indie phenom’s “Larry Fisherman” alias, Mac Miller‘s last feature, Doodling in the Key of C Sharp, earned him props for his willingness to think outside... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Song: Only 1
Nowadays, it seems like rappers pop up out of nowhere, often biting one another’s styles and creating a whole industry of carbon copied clones. Despite all the parody in the game, there is still... More
Posted 2 years ago
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kendrick-lamar
Featuring: Ab-Soul | Jay Rock
In his review of Kendrick Lamar‘s major-label debut album, the Booth’s own Nathan S. goes so far as to call the LP a classic-in-the-making—and my ears find no evidence to the contrary.... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Black Thought | Ab-Soul
“Can I get a ‘Church!’ from the Congregation?” Fresh off unleashing his latest street album upon the ‘net, Talib Kweli has donned his Sunday best to bring us a standout selection... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Featuring: Kendrick Lamar | Ab-Soul
Album: Unsung Hero
Over the past year or so the TDE crew has been rock solid when it comes to collaborations. Collectively they’ve put in work with Dr. Dre, Macklemore, 50 Cent and countless others. So it should... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Song: Nibiru
No rapper makes you listen to their track with Wikipedia open in another tab like Ab-Soul. Speaking of which, give me a moment…apparently Nibiru refers to a supposed disastrous encounter between... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
TDE truly is a movement, and since Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and ScHoolboy Q have all come out with new albums in the last year it’s got to be Ab-Soul’s turn to catch some spotlight. And since the... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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rapsody-nonfiction
Artist: Rapsody
Featuring: Raheem DeVaughn | Ab-Soul
On many a hip-hop song the words “we got one” have been emphatically proclaimed, but the end result is sometimes less than desirable. For instance, Booth fave Rapsody‘s latest single... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Featuring: ScHoolboy Q | Ab-Soul | Jay Rock
Fair warning, this one is iller than an ebola outbreak. For Strong Arm Steady‘s new cut Fair Fight the L.A. trio grabs a beat from Boston godfather Statik Selektah that would have even... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Featuring: Ab-Soul | Fashawn | One-2
Album: The Mint Room
Based on the life of FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone, ‘97 film Donnie Brasco saw an intrepid G-man infiltrate a prominent crime family, ultimately penetrating so deeply into the organization’s... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Editor's Pick
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Normally, I would not approve nor condone a young artist’s bold decision of sampling a soul legend’s music. I would say first, do your homework and find out what said legend is/was about, then and... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: Danny Brown | Jhené Aiko
Attention, readers: in response to credible Terrorist Threats we ask that you evacuate The DJBooth immediately. Or, if you’re feeling daring, you could always stick around and take a listen to... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Song: Empathy
Need a shoulder to cry on? Ab-Soul‘s your man. Of course, if you happen to be an attractive woman, you’re likely to get a little more than Empathy from the Top Dawg Entertainment repper.... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Artist: Ab-Soul
Featuring: ScHoolboy Q
Song: SOPA
For all of you who don’t hablo espanol, Sopa is Spanish for “soup”, and coincidentally I had a delicious sopa de cebolla for lunch just yesterday. Wait..hold on…I’m being told by Ab-Soul... More
Posted 3 years ago
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