De La Soul
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1987
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De La Soul

De La Soul Biography (Wikipedia)

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 in the Amityville area of Long Island, New York. They are 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, Trugoy 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."

The album was the band's biggest commercial success to date, with subsequent ones 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 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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Queen Latifah
Mamma Gave Birth To The Soul Children
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Mamma Gave Birth To The Soul Children
Dan le Sac
Thou Shalt Always Kill
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Thou Shalt Always Kill
Gorillaz
Superfast Jellyfish (feat. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul)
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Superfast Jellyfish (feat. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul)
De La Soul
Oooh. (feat. Redman)
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Oooh. (feat. Redman)
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Me, Myself and I
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Me, Myself and I
Gorillaz
Feel Good Inc
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Feel Good Inc
De La Soul
Eye Know
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Eye Know
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The Magic Number
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The Magic Number
De La Soul
A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
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A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
De La Soul
Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
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Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
Tom Misch
It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
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It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
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Say No Go
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Say No Go
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Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
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Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
De La Soul
All Good? (feat. Chaka Khan)
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All Good? (feat. Chaka Khan)
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Transmitting Live From Mars
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Transmitting Live From Mars
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Plug Tunin' (Last Chance To Comprehend)
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Plug Tunin' (Last Chance To Comprehend)
De La Soul
Do As De La Does
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Do As De La Does
De La Soul
A Little Bit Of Soap
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A Little Bit Of Soap
De La Soul
Change In Speak
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Change In Speak
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Ghetto Thang
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Ghetto Thang
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This is a Recording for Living In a Full-time Era (L.I.F.E)
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This is a Recording for Living In a Full-time Era (L.I.F.E)
De La Soul
Take It Off
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Take It Off
De La Soul
Buddy (feat. Jungle Brothers & Q‐Tip)
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Buddy (feat. Jungle Brothers & Q‐Tip)
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D.A.I.S.Y Age
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D.A.I.S.Y Age
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Plug Tunin
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Plug Tunin
De La Soul
Potholes in my Lawn
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Potholes in my Lawn
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