Ab-Soul Drops First Single From Upcoming LP “Do Better” Featuring Zacari
Sampling singer Nick Hakim’s “Green Twins.”
Ab-Soul has shared the first song off of his forthcoming album. “Do Better” hears the veteran rapper team up with a younger talent, the singer Zacari.
Ab-Soul described the track as a reinterpretation of real-life events that have occured in the six years since he put out his last LP, 2016’s Do What Thou Wilt.
“Shades stuck to my face, hoodie glued to my head / Hidin’ from the same world that made me who I am,” he raps. “Deep rest, can’t even get out of bed / Too blessed to be so stressed.”
“Do Better” was produced by produced by DJ Dahi, Kurtis Mckenzie and Nick Hakim, and samples singer Hakim’s 2017 single “Green Twins.” It arrives alongside an official music video directed by Omar Jones, holding up an artistic lens to Ab-Soul’s transformation over the last few years.
In 2022, Ab-Soul released “Hollandaise” in April and “Moonshooter” just last month, but this is the first definitive listen that fans have gotten at the new album. The rapper appears to be keeping details under wraps and hasn’t announced a title or release schedule for the project.
Stream Ab-Soul’s “Do Better” featuring Zacari and watch the official visual.
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