Top Dawg Entertainment’s Ab-Soul was born and raised in Carson, California. He has released two independent albums under TDE. Ab- Soul is also apart of TDE’s supergroupd, Black Hippy which includes Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q. His breakthrough project in the underground scene Control System, debuted in 2012 and charted on several Billboard charts. He has toured alongside rappers Joey Bada$$ and Kendrick Lamar.