Ab-Soul

Common – “Made In Black America” (Feat. Ab-Soul)

Last month, we learned that Common had once again teamed up with No I.D., the producer behind his classic 1994 album Resurrection, for a new…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 10:34 am
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Chuck Inglish – “Legs” (Feat. Chromeo)

Chicago-based retro-rappers the Cool Kids returned earlier this week with two new songs, "Computer School" and "Chop." And now Chuck Inglish, one half of the…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2014 - 10:50 am

SZA – “Ice Moon” (Revisited Feat. Ab-Soul)

The airy R&B singer SZA is the first non-rapper signed to TDE, the label that Kendrick Lamar and his Black Hippy buddies have made famous.
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2013 - 9:45 am

Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul Handcuffed By St. Louis Police

Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, and a few members of the Pro Era crew were handcuffed by police officers last night during their St. Louis stop of…
James Rettig | October 29, 2013 - 3:44 pm
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Ab-Soul – “Dub Sac”

Ab-Soul, the resident blown-out expressionist in Kendrick Lamar's Black Hippy crew, has just done the world a favor and thrown a very good song up…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2013 - 9:45 am

Watch BET Hip-Hop Awards 2013 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill

Every year, during the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the show airs little black-and-white vignettes of people rapping in warehouses -- sometimes in crews, sometimes in random-as-fuck…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 9:40 am
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Ab-Soul – “Christopher DRONEr”

When Black Hippy's Ab-Soul released the video for breakout single "Terrorist Threats," its off-putting 9/11 footage, on top of the lyrics, gave way to support…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 7, 2013 - 1:13 pm
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Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul & Jay-Rock – “U.O.E.N.O. (Black Hippy Remix)”

"U.O.E.N.O.," the recent single from the Atlanta rapper Rocko, earned itself a ton of unwanted notoriety in recent months: It's the song where Rick Ross…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2013 - 11:26 am

Chance The Rapper – “Smoke Again” Video (Feat. Ab-Soul)

Tomorrow, the furiously talented and playfully weird Chicago teenager Chance The Rapper is due to release Acid Rap, quite possibly the year's most anticipated mixtape.
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2013 - 12:23 pm
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Ab-Soul – “The End Is Near” (Feat. Mac Miller)

Here's another one for the "Mac Miller is suddenly interesting now" file: The Pittsburgh weed-rapper, who seems to be feeling a lot freer since his…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 11:57 am
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Ab-Soul – “ILLuminate” Video (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Ab-Soul and Kendrick Lamar are two of the most frantic and inventive minds in rap, and it's pretty awesome that they're both from the same…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 10:11 am
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Ab-Soul – “Only 1″

It got a bit overshadowed by Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City and Schoolboy Q's Habits & Contradictions, but Ab-Soul, the furthest-out and most perma-freaked…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 1:27 pm
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Joey Bada$$ – “Enter The Void” (Feat. Ab-Soul)

Brooklyn's Joey Bada$$ and Carson, California native Ab-Soul, of Black Hippy, are two rappers who have had great years, and now they've linked up for…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2012 - 4:55 pm
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Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools (Drank) (Black Hippy Remix)” (Feat. Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock & Ab-Soul)

Hey, another Black Hippy posse cut! I'll take it! The four members of the furiously creating L.A. rap crew -- Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Jay…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 11:27 am
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Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Pt. 3″ (Feat. Jay Rock & Ab-Soul)

Tomorrow, Kendrick Lamar releases his absolutely incredible major-label debut Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City. And as an appetizer, he recently posted a non-album track called "The…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2012 - 9:33 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal…
Amrit Singh | August 29, 2012 - 10:31 am
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Ab-Soul – “Nibiru”

Here's a new one from Top Dawg Entertainment's former secret weapon Ab-Soul, a track that finds Soul getting lose on a hypnotic, murky piece of…
Corban Goble | August 16, 2012 - 4:12 pm

Ab-Soul – “Black Lip Bastard (Black Hippy Remix)” Video (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q & Jay Rock)

L.A.'s Black Hippy may be one of the most exciting rap crews to emerge in recent years, but all four members of the group don't…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2012 - 9:31 am