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De La Soul: 3 Feet High and Rising

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 March 2012

Lammo kicks off the second series of Classic Albums of the Day by talking to De La Soul about their seminal 1989 album 3 Feet High and Rising. De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2 AKA Pos and Dave talk about their influences from The Clash to Steely Dan and how they left school to take the album on tour after selling 100,000 copies in just 6 months.

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  • 3 Feet High and Rising - Review on BBC Music

    3 Feet High and Rising - Review on BBC Music

    "An acknowledged classic, De La Soul's debut album now resides in something of a vacuum."

    Read the review

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