Now his Top Dawg Entertainment boss is putting the lateness of Soul's next album on the artist and the label's in-house engineer.
"[Ab-Soul and Derek "MixedByAli" Ali] holding up his album. I'm done takin the blame... they need 2 get da mixes right.. that's the hold up. Get at them," wrote Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith on Twitter.
A follow-up tweet read, "[Ab-Soul and MixedByAli,] I just told my bosses (the fans) what the hold up is. Now I'm about 2 put my foot down. Have it done when I get back."
Ab-Soul was set to drop his fourth studio album, currently titled DWTW, before the end of the year.
The California representative's last LP was 2014's These Days…