Hosted by DJ Drama, XXL Magazine releases their official mixtape for the 2013 Freshmen list. The 17-track tape features the entire freshmen class from Ab-Soul to Travi$ Scott. The only one missing is the 11th freshman, Chief Keef, does that kill the tape for you? Hit the jump to listen and download.
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While we’re still patiently waiting for Ab-Soul‘s and JMSN‘s upcoming project, Soul releases a collaboration track with Mac Miller. The joint runs smooth and both guys really deliver. Hit the jump to listen to the Larry Fisherman-produced track.
Born and raised in Carson, CA, meet this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Ab-Soul. Signed to Top Dawg Entertainment with Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock, Soul is definitely the most underrated of the crew. Growing up in a family-owned record shop, he had no choice but to come across rap and many other different music cultures.
From writing his first rap at the age of 12 to getting a place on this years XXL Freshman Class, he’s definitely come a long way. Don’t sleep on him, his knowledge and the way he expresses himself in his rap makes him stand out from the rest. Hit the jump to listen to his latest freestyle below.
XXL Magazine reveals their annual Freshman Class list with up-and-coming artists. You won’t be surprised with some of the artists on this years list, like Trinidad Jame$, Kirko Bangz, Angel Haze, ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul. This list always brings in a lot of controversy because their is only 10 spots for these artists. Most of the artists that make it on here have very successful years, just look at some of the artists on last year’s freshman class: Future, Machine Gun Kelly and French Montana. Hit the jump to find out who made it and let us know who didn’t but should have.
My team the L.A. Leakers get ahold of another exclusive, this time from the current king of the west coast, Kendrick Lamar and his TDE family Ab-Soul. TDE is on a roll right now, as if ScHoolboy Q‘s track, “Yay Yay” wasn’t enough, these guys look to compete against one another. With Sounwave taking care of the production for this collaboration track, there’s no telling how dope this is. Hit the jump to listen and download the joint below.
We heard the rumors about Ab-Soul and JMSN working together, finally we get it confirmed! The two drop their track “You’re Gone” is a sort of weird ignorant track. Look out for their upcoming project Unit 6, due later this year. Hit the jump to listen and buy the track.
T.D.E.‘s very own, Ab-Soul releases a new freestyle for the 2dopeboyz‘ Soul Assassins Freestyle Sessions. “Absolute Assassin” is produced by WORLDWARDREW and mixed by Josh The Goon, really proves why Ab-Soul’s last album, Control System got Independent Album of the Year for 2012. Hit the jump to download his freestyle.