After a bit of a hiatus, Philly’s very own Asaad made his return earlier this year by dropping his Flowers II mixtape. In addition to dropping the well-received mixtape, Asaad also made a guest appearance on Ab-Soul’s “Stigmata” off of his These Days… album. Now the Philly spitter has dropped “VVS” which is a teaser for his forthcoming project due out by the year’s end. Peep it after the jump.
Ab Dash Soul makes an impressive freestyle appearance, promising to take it easy after a scorching Retchy P opener. Then he stumbles his way into a poignant verse, going completely impromptu by the end of it. Watch the black out session after the jump.
This is his dedication to Max B that was omitted from These Days. Max B is on the song as well, described as “live from prison.” Statik Selektah produces this rare gem. Soul-O makes a rhythm statement on it, as in, he carves out a new rhythm just for himself. Check it after the jump.
The TDE member next in line stops by the Boombox for a freestyle. His lazy tone and delivery betray the mic skills for sure but that’s Soul-O at his best, confusing his supporters by delaying his greatness. Check the freestyle after the jump.
This party anthem questions the darker side of the high life. It seems like Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q will forever be the id to Kendrick’s ego. Mac Miller joins in with weekend amnesia and severe dissociation. More importantly, who getting that money? And how quickly can they spend it? Video after the jump.
Smoke and Ab come in like the harbingers of doom in “Hearses.” They put the competition to rest. They cast a shadow over your dreams. In this visual aid, they also wash you of your sins before the fateful end. Check the video after the jump.
On Sunday May 25, 2014, the annual Soundset Festival took place at Minneapolis’ Canterbury Park. The event featured an eclectic blend of hip-hop performances such as sets from Atmosphere, Wiz Khalifa, Nas, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper, EarWolf (Tyler, the Creator & Earl Sweatshirt), Cypress Hill, Roc Marciano, Flatbush Zombies, Shad, Snow the Product & more. Click through this slideshow to check out exclusive photos from this year’s event. All photos by Crave Club.
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Fans at Club Nokia last night for Q’s Oxymoron World Tour were treated to a special performance of the threequel to Quincy and Ab-Soul’s “Druggy’s Wit Hoes.” The track was originally slated to appear on Oxymoron but ended up not surviving the album’s final cut.
A$ton Matthews releases his much anticipated A$ton 3:16 project, which includes features from Joey Fatts, Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush ZOMBiES, and more. Tracklist and stream after the jump. Read More