Whereas TDE Information has been meticulously plotting the rollout for the next SZA album, they’ve additionally been within the cuts engaged on the following Ab-Soul album. Now one in all them has been introduced — and it ain’t SZA. Herbert — Ab-Soul’s long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s Do What Thou Wilt. — is coming earlier than the 12 months is over. Slated for a December sixteenth launch, Herbert already has a slew of singles out in “Do Better,” “Hollandaise,” and “Moonshooter.” On the newly-released, Sounwave-produced “Gang’nem,” Ab-Soul reveals that he’s loyal to the Carson soil that he’s from and drives the purpose residence within the observe’s new video.
Opening with a shot of the Galway St and Turmont Ave intersection of Ab-Soul’s youth, the clip was filmed solely in Carson and the observe contains a verse from Recent. Ab-Soul rapper makes it abundantly clear that he’ll experience or die for his residence turf, rapping: “Take a bullet, catch a physique for the gang and ‘nem, look the decide within the eye and lie for gang and ‘nem. Since a youngun I been some experience or die sh*t, I obtained secrets and techniques I’mma die with.”
The brand new album’s title references Soul’s beginning identify Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, and hints at its autobiographical theme. Ab-Soul is approaching Herbert with a renewed outlook on his profession and making music, and the way it’s taken him six years to get again on deck.
Watch the video for “Gang’nem” above.
Herbert is out on 12/16 through TDE Information. Pre-order it right here.