Watch the video for the book of soul from absouls control system for free, and see the. The discography of ab soul, an american hip hop recording artist, consists of four studio albums, two mixtapes, seventeen singles including ten as a featured artist and 30 music videos. But holistically, ab intended for this project to mirror life as he sees it through his legally blind eyes these days. The mixtape was released in 2009, as a free download via mixtapesharing websites. The selfproclaimed king of carson is still riding high off the release. Fans and rappers from joey badass to ishdarr are in awe of the black lip bastards dazzling. Absoul wasnt as profound as these class acts, his voice hadnt been heard yet, but this super group would be the start of absoul s evolution as a prestigious california rapper. Ab soul s highly anticipated album these days has finally arrived.
Its apparent from the very beginning of his third major release do what thou will that hes coming for every rapper, ready to take the game back by storm. Absouls new album do what thou wilt dropping on 129. Ab souls song the book of soul is without a doubt one of his most well known and most acclaimed songs, dealing primarily with the sudden death of his. Ab soul s latest album these days lacks cohesion by euno lee june 24, 2014 in lifestyle, music. Absoul on going deeper, postbabylonia and being the last. See ab soul s bracing, politically fueled huey knew video top dawg rapper emulates huey p. Absoul takes us on a journey through his 25year life in fiveyear intervals. After months of back and forth and impatience from both ab soul and his fans the album is finally here and it surely does not. With years of black hippy in his locker room, 2011 was the year absoul produced his longawaited debut record longterm mentality. The song is featured on soul s recently released album do what thou wilt the sixteen track project is ab. Stevens cited the book the autobiography of malcolm x 1964 as being highly influential. Saucy your momma told me, read the book of job they shouldve called it the book of soul i came into this hurtful earth in perfect health caught stevensjohnson. Of all the prospects housed by the tde namesake, absoul s ascent has caused the most anxiety. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination.
Control system was released exclusively through itunes on may 11, 2012, under top dawg entertainment. Ab soul s first fulllength project was a mixtape titled longterm. The black lip pastor delivers another sermon of lyrical excellence. Absoul recently revealed that he had turned in two projects to tde, including the third installment in his longterm mixtape series. Listen to both songs on whosampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. After much back and forth the announcement of absoul s new album along with some details finally came out. A body map of absoul s tattoos, starting from the topright working to the bottom left right face left face neck eye of horus shoulders do what thou wilt chest seed of life carson. They shoulda called it the book of soul i came into this hurtful earth in perfect health caught stevensjohnson syndrome when i was ten years old internal and external fever, 80% fatality rate at that time, aint that some shit severe pink eye, my eyes swollen shut for like two or three months, its still bright as fuck oh, and i even lost my.
Its not just about his suffering, and he realizes that. The day before the albums release absoul revealed the track listing and released snippets from the album. The big book of soul by various songbook softcover. Your momma told me read the book of job they shoulda called it the book of soul i came into this hurtful earth in perfect health caught stevensjohnson syndrome when i was ten years old internal and external fever, 80%. Dont be dethroned by these systems of control, just keep your fingers crossed, and get them locks off your soul. Ab soul s new album do what thou wilt dropping on 129. The twittersphere is singing the praises of ab soul s new album dwtw. Discussion in hiphop started by captainjackass, dec 5, 2016. Since bursting on the scene in 2009 as a member of tde, the carson, california, rapper has wowed audiences and critics with his layered songwriting and. The carson, california native and top dawg entertainment signee has overcome a. If you enjoy the content, please like the video and dont forget to. Jacob simon ngaf press this album starts out right where soulo left us as fans. Ab soul do what thou wilt dwtw full album duration.
Though his last official album release was 2012s good kid, m. Check out lost in vegass thoughts on ab souls the book of soul. All 14 producers who worked on absouls do what thou. Ab soul has dropped the visuals for the track raw backwards featuring zacari. With less than 72 hours remaining until dwtw drops, ab soul continues to have fans salivating in anticipation. Im a huge fan of soulos work, and have been since long term. Our little family band now plays about five of the collection including time is tight and stand by me. Instead of going for the quick buck, ab s guiding principle has been a focus on the long run. Saucy your momma told me, read the book of job they shouldve called it the book of soul i came into this hurtful. Absoul had to address alori johs death on the book of.
Solo moved 22k units first week, a number thats either impressive. Ab soul on going deeper, postbabylonia and being the last black hippy to get a wiki ab soul is comfortable with his status as top dawg entertainments secret weapon. The album, as written on the back cover, is dedicated to the beautiful soul of loriana angel johnson aka alori joh. I ordered the big book of soul for a couple of tunes that are hard to find as singles. Absouls the book of soul sample of bobby mcferrins.
In fact, when ab soul and jay rock stopped by to record wit h me one night, my son was star struck. You cant listen to the book of soul, featured on absouls second digital independent album, control system, and not meet the affliction the. Man at 25, i lost my world and i got the world at the same time, absoul said, hours before stepping on stage at. Herbert anthony stevens iv born february 23, 1987, better known by his stage name absoul. The album, which is titled do what thou wilt, will be out this friday, december 9th. Ab soul sampled eight mile roads life is a traffic jam. Absoul music listen free on jango pictures, videos. A body map of absoul s tattoos, starting from the topright working to the bottom left right face left face neck eye of horus shoulders do what thou wilt chest. Watch the video for the book of soul from ab soul s control system for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
The book of soul by absoul sampled bobby mcferrins moondance. Listen to both songs on whosampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover. On monday, ab soul announced the imminent release of his new album, do what thou wilt. Newton, reflects on donald trump and colin kaepernick.
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. Jango is personalized internet radio that helps you find new music based on what you already like. Saucy your momma told me, read the book of job they shouldve called it the book of soul i came into this. Iron maiden the book of souls itunes version m4a album written by unknown, published at 1. There is a song called sopa on control system, named for the stop online piracy act. All that was an extraordinarily lengthy way of saying im not sure what to make of ab soul s these days album sales. Absoul s control system isnt by any means a light listen, but one of the most moving songs on the album is the book of soul, which addresses his. This is undeniable absoul s greatest body of work with dwtw close behind.1302 1311 342 225 201 1350 730 1417 203 164 422 760 811 1058 1348 1494 870 361 343 565 1468 587 578 1019 940 68 1514 200 842 849 32 1490 68 196 1376 284 405 748 322 136 388