Real Name: Herbert Anthony Stevens IV
Hometown: Carson, California
How Weed Helped Kenny Beats Land His First Placement with TDE
A great story, courtesy of Kenny Beats.
10 Times Rappers Didn't Understand Basic Female Anatomy
"I ask her if she wants a computer lodged in her vagina"
6 Rappers Who Could've, Should've, But Never Reached the Mountaintop
For a select few, it's still not too late.
30 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of the Decade (So Far), Ranked
The 30 best hip-hop and R&B LPs since January 1, 2010.
Whatever Happened to These Ab-Soul Pop Records for Radio?
In 2008, Ab said, "I got some pop records going, headed for the radio very soon." So what happened?
Family Business: Why TDE Is the Best Label to Become an Artist
The studio that Top Dawg built found success by being an artist development school for gifted youngsters.
Ab-Soul on ‘Control System’: “I’m Scared to Listen to That”
Pain can create great art, but it’s not easy to relive.
The Book of Soul: An Ode to Ab-Soul's ‘Control System’ 5 Years Later
A half-decade later, 'Control System' remains the high-water mark in Soul’s catalog.
Does Hip-Hop Have a "Narrow Subject Matter" Problem? Ab-Soul's Concerned
Ab-Soul is tired of hearing the same thing over and over again. We can't blame him.
Ab-Soul Joins Women's Rights Conversation But Gets It Very Wrong
What exactly are women fighting for, Ab? To be treated with respect and dignity as a human being, not a piece of meat.
Ab-Soul Credits TDE For Making Sure He Stays Financially Stable
In an infamously grimy industry, TDE appears to be a beacon of sincerity.
Ab-Soul's 2010 Listening Party is the Perfect Trip Down Memory Lane
Revisiting Ab-Soul's 2010 broke-but-almost-famous listening party and the growth of TDE.
Ab-Soul Casually Mentioned Rock Star Martyrdom on "God's a Girl?" & I'm Concerned
Soulo seems content with perishing at a young age as a result of his drug-fueled lifestyle, but we shouldn't be.
Ab-Soul 'Do What Thou Wilt.' 1 Listen Album Review
Ab-Soul's new album has more layers than a wedding cake, but his raps are sharper than ever.
Ab-Soul Promises 'Long Term 3' is "Coming," ‘Long Term 4' Will Be "Final Album"
Before releasing his new 'Do What Thou Wilt.' LP, the TDE emcee is already previewing future releases.
All 14 Producers Who Worked on Ab-Soul's "Do What Thou Wilt."
The Black Lip Pastor’s upcoming album brings proven veterans and newcomers together.
Ab-Soul’s 'DWTW' Album is Out Friday, But is That a Good Thing?
'DWTW' dropping in four days is great for us, but maybe not for Ab-Soul's career.