Ab-Soul has launched his second single of 2022, “Moonshooter,” which arrived after the elusive rapper’s label Prime Dawg Leisure introduced his first album since 2016 is “finished.”
Described because the “warmup” to the follow-up to Do What Thou Wilt., “Moonshooter” options manufacturing from Poptartpete. Over strings and soulful vocals, Ab-Soul pops off with lyrics like, “It’s kill or be killed/ Not heal or be healed, faux is the brand new actual/ I wanna say, ‘What occurred to hip-hop?’ however then I’d be naggin’/ I wanna say you n****s wack however then I’d be braggin’.”
“Moonshooter” follows Ab-Soul’s April single “Hollaindaise.” Final yr, the Carson, California native made an look on fellow TDE member Isaiah Rashad’s first album in 5 years, The Home Is Burning. Earlier than that, he resurfaced in 2020 for his solo single “Dangerookipawaa Freestyle” in addition to options on Jhené Aiko’s Chilombo and labelmate REASON’s debut album, New Beginnings.
After Kendrick Lamar launched his remaining album on TDE, Mr. Morale & the Large Steppers, earlier this yr, Ab-Soul — together with ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Isaiah Rashad, Jay Rock, and extra — might be known as upon to hold a heavier load. Keep tuned to seek out out extra particulars about his upcoming album.