De La tells us: “It’s been 25 Years since our “Three Feet High” release. We have a lot great memories and an incredible journey. Amazingly enough, our fans stuck around, supported and still want more. Ok, but before you get that, here’s a little De La over Dilla Beats. Enjoy and look out for the [cont.]
Audio letter read by Dave. To: Our friends and fans We want to thank you all for making our Valentine’s Day extra special this year! The love was tremendous. The kind words made sharing feel worth it, (more than ever) thank you! For any difficulty or delay in the process, we send our sincere apology. [cont.]
De La Soul’s classic catalog is one of the last remaining omissions from the digital retail sites like iTunes and Amazon, due to legal nonsense and sample clearance issues. However, today the group has made the catalog available for free download, which includes 3 Feet High & Rising, De La Soul Is Dead, Buhloone Mindstate, [cont.]
Directed by Lenny Bass and Kris Merc. The album is called You’re Welcome, as Posdonous revealed to us exclusively back in our Jan. 2012 interview.
The Roots & De La Soul peform a few classics on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
Pos writes: “I’ve always loved the ‘Intro’ on Disc Two of Wu-Tang Forever – this erie sample with no beat, that they only talked over,” De La Soul’s Posdnuos tells Rolling Stone. “I stumbled on the original sample while crate digging one day, took it straight to the lab and added drums. The feel is [cont.]
Part 3 of our interview with De La starts with Pos sharing that he first wanted to be a DJ before an MC because back then the DJ was the life of the party and the MC was just doing echoes. As the interview goes on, Dave says that he enjoys some Gangsta Rap like [cont.]
In part 1, De la reminisces about the making of their track “Buddy” and shares that the amazing moments that were captured in videos like Buddy happened because they were not thinking about how much money they were going to make, instead they were enjoying the people around them, making music and having a good [cont.]
Rap nerds unite. Each LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul and DJ Z-Trip will come together for the Kings Of The Mic Tour, a 26-date U.S. excursion that sounds ripped from the 80′s. Yes, we will definitely be there. LL Cool J w/ DJ Z-Trip, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, & De [cont.]
De La Soul’s performance at Roots Picnic 2012 was definitely one of the highest, brightest highlights of a weekend of highlights. For those of us who grew up on De La and most likely had our concept of hip-hop (and overall mindstate) blown up to buhloone-like proportions, seeing them rock the crowd so perfectly in [cont.]
De La Soul’s new concept album, First Serve, follows a rap duo starting out in the late 90s, as they rise to stardom, flame out and then get back together again. At this point in their career, with a deep catalog of classic and quality releases, it seems like the right time for the legendary [cont.]
First offering from Maseo of De La Soul’s DJ Conductor LP, which may or may not be the “DJ record” that Art Official Intelligence 3 was originally intended to be.
Music from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 First Serve album, out April 3nd. The song is produced by Chokolate & Khalid.
First single from the Mick Boogie / Slum Village Dirty Slums mixtape, hitting March 27th. Guests include De La Soul, Rapper Big Pooh, Skyzoo, Big Sean, Phife, Phonte, Focus, Joe Scudda and more.
De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present First Serve. The album out April 2nd on Duck Down. Watch the video for ‘Must B The Music’ the upcoming single from the animated world of De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present First Serve.
First they brought you ‘The Goon Time Mixtape’ blasting from a late-night house party in a Parisian suburb. Then we saw our heroes getting endless grief from Deen’s overbearing mother in the Mrs. Whitter skit. That was all just a taste of things to come from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present [cont.]
In part two of our interview with De La Soul, DJ Pizzo speaks with Posdnous about A Tribe Called Quest’s “Beats, Rhymes, & Life” documentary. They also touch upon the original “Scenario” recording sessions, and the lost versions of the track with members of Tribe, Leaders, De La Soul, and Black Sheep. Check out the [cont.]
Pos of De La Soul speaks with HipHopSite.Com’s DJ Pizzo @ Insert Coins Las Vegas “Hang The DJ” with DJ 88. Pos touches upon De La’s next LP, which may be called “You’re Welcome”, as well as other projects in the mix. They also speak on the fate of “Art Official Intelligence Part 3″ and, [cont.]
The last we heard of First Serve it was 3AM in a Parisian suburb at an out of control house party with ‘The Goon Time Mixtape’ blasting into the night. That was just a taste of things to come from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present ‘First Serve’; a dynamic hip-hop group, [cont.]
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