Ab-Soul ft. Jay Rock & BJ The Chicago Kid - Lust Demons

Posted 4 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Taebeast (of Digi+Phonics)
Album:

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 only then, can you attempt to use their music as your own. In the case of Ab-Soul’s Lust Demons featuring recent DJBoothTV interviewee BJ The Chicago Kid and his fellow TDE labelmate Jay Rock, the jury is undecided. The West Coast youngster did a decent job in doing Isaac Hays’s Aruba some justice as he put his own 2012 spin on the struggle between having a conscience and promiscuity. Although I don’t think he outdid the original, I will say that Ab owned the track with his unique style and creative approach to the song. Lust Demons is indeed a standout cut on Ab’s Control System album, available now via iTunes. Take a listen and be on the lookout for more from the Top Dawg Entertainment representative.

Ab-Soul Jay Rock BJ The Chicago Kid Editors Picks

Written by
Posted 4 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Ab-Soul

Ab-Soul - Control System Cover
Artist: Ab-Soul
Living life as a rap blogger means that nearly every hip-hop related thought that I’ve had over the past five years is only a few clicks away. While this chronicle has been the cause of some serious embarrassment – yes, I... More
Posted on May 16, 2012

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

What Should We Expect From Jay Z’s New TV & Film Deal?

The 46-year-old rapper-turned-businessman is venturing into Hollywood. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by Kareem Sheikh

Meek Mill Crushes Funk Flex Freestyle, But It’s Not For The Internet

Meek served up a seven minute reminder that he means business, complete with shots at Drake and The Game. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Lyor Cohen: Young Thug is “Another Branch of Rap Music”

In his last interview as the head of 300, Lyor Cohen predicts Young Thug will cause the next big shift in rap. Read More
Posted 5 hours ago by Yoh

T.I. Thinks Big K.R.I.T. Has “Amazing Potential,” Has T.I. Been Paying Attention?

K.R.I.T. needs people to recognize his greatness achieved, not see his potential. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Brent Bradley

The Ab-Soul We’ve Been Waiting For Returns on “Huey Knew”

Ab-Soul's “Huey Knew” will excite fans who have been needing bars from TDE's genius. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Yoh

The Weeknd’s “False Alarm” is Definitely Different, For Better or Worse

Abel’s sound takes a few ill-advised left turns on the second single from "Starboy." Read More
Posted about 9 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.