De La Soul
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1987
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De La Soul

Biography

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. The band is best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative ...

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Biography

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. The band is best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative hip hop subgenres. The members are Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo. The three formed the group in high school and caught the attention of producer Prince Paul with a demo tape of the song "Plug Tunin'". With its playful wordplay, innovative sampling, and witty skits, the band's debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, has been called "a hip hop masterpiece."

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Me Myself & I (Cause & Effect Remix)
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Me Myself & I (Cause & Effect Remix)
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Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
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Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
Gorillaz
Superfast Jellyfish (feat. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul)
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Superfast Jellyfish (feat. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul)
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A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
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A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
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All Good? (feat. Chaka Khan)
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All Good? (feat. Chaka Khan)
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Playlists featuring De La Soul
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016
Hip Hop 100 Highlights
Hip Hop 100 Highlights


Upcoming Events

11
Jun
De La Soul, Bastille, Disclosure, Busta Rhymes, Ice Cube, Rudimental, Pusha T, Flume, Four Tet, James Bay, Skream, Jamie Woon, Skepta, Tiga, Todd Terje, Wilkinson, Kano, Redlight, Julio Bashmore, Carl Cox, Kaytranada, Snakehips, Jack Garratt, Andy C, Eats Everything, Mura Masa, GoldLink, Stormzy, The Martinez Brothers, Dixon, Lady Leshurr, Artwork, Midland, Annie Mac, Patrick Topping, Melè, SG Lewis, Izzy Bizu, Frances, T. Williams, My Nu Leng, DJ Ez, WSTRN, Jackmaster, David Rodigan, Preditah, Section Boyz, J Hus, The Novelist, Faze Miyake, Ratboy, Jasper James, NVOY, Monki, CASisDEAD, Gerd Janson, Logan Sama, Anne Marie, Maribou State (DJ Set), Kurupt FM, DJ Barely Legal, Krysko, Chronixx & The Zinc Fence Redemption, Jorja Smith, Phairo and Shoreham Allstars
Brighton City Airport, Brighton, UK
11
Jun
De La Soul, Bastille, Chemical Brothers, Major Lazer, Busta Rhymes, Ice Cube, Diplo, Groove Armada, Pusha T, Flume, Craig David, Katy B, Four Tet, Sub Focus, Jess Glynne, Jamie xx, Years & Years, Armand Van Helden, Skream, Jamie Woon, Gorgon City, Sigma, Soul II Soul, Wilkinson, Kano, Julio Bashmore, Wolf Alice, Grace, Dusky, Maceo Plex, Lethal Bizzle, Kaytranada, DJ Koze, Snakehips, Joris Voorn, Jack Garratt, Kelela, Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Solomun, Floating Points, Andy C, Friction, Submotion Orchestra, Eats Everything, Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, Seth Troxler, Maribou State, Mura Masa, GoldLink, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Stormzy, Culture Shock, Steve Lawler, Ben Klock, Bicep, Chronixx, Waze & Odyssey, Yousef, Riton, The Fat White Family, Ida Engberg, Alan Fitzpatrick, The Martinez Brothers, Hannah Wants, Dixon, Lady Leshurr, Artwork, Annie Mac, Patrick Topping, Subb-an, Melè, Izzy Bizu, Joseph Capriati, Blossoms, Leon Vynehall, Amine Edge & Dance, My Nu Leng, DJ Ez, Danny Howard, Jackmaster, David Rodigan, Näo (FR), Dub Phizix, Richy Ahmed, Ben UFO, Preditah, 99 souls, Ady Suleiman, Heidi, Section Boyz, Oneman, Andrea Oliva, Bonkaz, Strategy, Formation, Charlie Sloth, Black Madonna, Jasper James, Lewis Boardman, Job Jobse, Kurupt FM, DJ Barely Legal, Parklife, Nicola Bear, Now Wave Djs and Krysko & Greg Lord
Heaton Park, Manchester, UK
11
Jun
De La Soul, Parklife, Chemical Brothers, Major Lazer, Ice Cube, Jamie xx, Jess Glynne, Years & Years, Bastille, Annie Mac, Diplo, Jamie Jones, Andy C, DJ Ez, Wolf Alice, Busta Rhymes, Jack Garratt, Flume, Four Tet, Katy B, Stormzy, Sigma, Gorgon City, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Blossoms, Craig David, Pusha T, Kaytranada, Soul II Soul, Hannah Wants, Solomun, Maceo Plex, Groove Armada, Adam Beyer, Dixon, Nina Kraviz, Ben Klock, Joseph Capriati, Eats Everything, DJ Koze, David Rodigan, Armand Van Helden, Jackmaster, Hot Since 82, Joris Voorn, Steve Lawler, Ben UFO, Floating Points, Chronixx, Grace, Kano, Lethal Bizzle, Kurupt FM, Sub Focus, Wilkinson, Amine Edge & Dance, The Fat White Family, Julio Bashmore, Dusky, Section Boyz, Heidi, Skream, Richy Ahmed, Patrick Topping, Yousef, Black Madonna, Bicep, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Alan Fitzpatrick, Preditah, Friction, Dub Phizix, Strategy, Jamie Woon, Mura Masa, Snakehips, Kelela, Näo (FR), My Nu Leng, Oneman, GoldLink, Leon Vynehall, Waze & Odyssey, Andrea Oliva, Charlie Sloth, Maribou State, Izzy Bizu, Bonkaz, Submotion Orchestra, Job Jobse, Danny Howard, Artwork, DJ Barely Legal, Jasper James, 99 souls, Ida Engberg, Subb-an, Riton, Melè, Formation, Lady Leshurr, Culture Shock, Ady Suleiman, Krysko & Greg Lord, Lewis Boardman, Nicola Bear and Now Wave Djs
Heaton Park, Manchester, UK
8
Jul
De La Soul, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
Moseley Park, Birmingham, UK
22
Jul
De La Soul, Dizzee Rascal, Ocean Colour Scene, Shed Seven, Reef, Rizzle Kicks, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Soul II Soul, Ms. Dynamite, Toploader, Chas 'n' Dave and Black Grape
The Big Park, Chesham, UK

Past BBC Events

2014 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2014-06-26T08:49:32
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26
Jun
2014 Glastonbury

2014 Glastonbury

26 June 2014
1990 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1990-06-22T08:49:32
22
Jun

1990 Glastonbury

22 June 1990


De La Soul Biography

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. The band is best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative hip hop subgenres. The members are Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo. The three formed the group in high school and caught the attention of producer Prince Paul with a demo tape of the song "Plug Tunin'". With its playful wordplay, innovative sampling, and witty skits, the band's debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, has been called "a hip hop masterpiece."

It is the band's biggest commercial success to date, with their subsequent albums selling progressively less, despite receiving high praise from critics. They were influential in the early stages of rapper/actor Mos Def's career, and are a core part of the Spitkicker collective. They are the second longest standing Native Tongues Posse group, after the Jungle Brothers. In 2006, the group won a Grammy for their collaboration with Gorillaz on the single "Feel Good Inc."

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