Ab-Soul Calls His Newest Album, “HERBERT” High 5 Of The Yr


As 2022 rapidly involves an in depth, followers and artists alike are persevering with to share their favourite music of the yr.

Ab-Soul’s newest providing, HERBERT, has solely been out for a few weeks. Regardless, the L.A. native thinks it’s a top-five album of the yr.

Elliott Wilson and Ab-Soul attend backstage at Irving Plaza on October 6, 2014 in New York Metropolis. (Picture by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

He took to his Twitter account on Friday (December 30) to share his ideas on his personal fifth studio album. “ALSO. My album IS prime 5 of da yr. F*cc all dat humble sh*t. Useless homies,” he writes in his comment. Evidently, being humble isn’t within the “Illuminate” rapper’s New Yr’s resolutions. Nonetheless, the argument is unquestionably a good one, because the album has garnered a optimistic reception.

The venture serves because the TDE rapper’s first album in six years, following 2016’s Do What Thou Wilt. All through HERBERT‘s 18-song tracklist, the 35-year-old explicitly addresses the state of his psychological well being and his battles with melancholy.

As a part of the rollout for the album, Ab-Soul sat down with Charlamagne Tha God for an intimate interview. In the course of the pair’s discuss, which lasted for over an hour, Soulo opens up a couple of suicide try.

“I just about completed the album earlier than I did what I did. I jumped off a freeway overpass, man. It was about 50 toes. I believe a automotive broke my fall. [I] walked from my mother’s home to the bridge and jumped off on the freeway overpass. Think about, like, you’re strolling and also you blink and you then’re additional. You blink and you then’re additional, you blink after which I’m on a fence,” he particulars.

“My jaw is f*cked up. I obtained a lotta work to do nonetheless. I’m about 85% on my foot. My foot is totally reconstructed, all the best way to my pelvis, my femur, every thing, was affected besides my knee. If my knee would’ve been affected, I won’t be strolling,” he says after stating that he wasn’t in management whereas it was occurring.

HERBERT boasts options from the likes of Joey Bada$$, Jhené Aiko, Russ, Huge Sean and others. Moreover, it evidently showcases Soul getting deeply introspective.

Contemplating it was launched so late into the yr, it should actually be fascinating to see what number of year-end lists it makes its manner onto.

What are your ideas on HERBERT? Is it cracking your year-end listing? Remark down beneath. Lastly, be certain to remain tuned to HNHH for all the newest updates in music and popular culture.


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