De La Soul
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//Features

An Album Found in a Trashcan: De La Soul Is Dead
10 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

Listening to De La Soul Is Dead means immersing oneself inside a funny but terrifying universe, where brutality and self-destruction exist side by side with smart-ass jokes and sex talk and good music.

//Columns

Bring Back the Beat! What's Up with Hip-Hop Reissues?
22 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM

The record industry makes huge efforts to reissue rock CDs, but nowhere near as much effort for hip-hop CDs.

//Reviews

Made in America Festival 2015
19 Oct 2015 // 4:43 AM

Even though it is on Labor Day and it is called “Made in America", this fest has nothing to do with manufacturing jobs. Instead, this is Jay Z’s vision of a new – or renewed – sense of patriotism.

De La Soul: Smell the Da.I.S.Y.
6 May 2014 // 9:03 PM

It’s a blast to hear Posdnous whispering the chorus to “The Magic Number” – but what this ad hoc remix approach really does is get you to focus on Dilla’s beats. And they’re tremendous.

//Blogs

Counterbalance: De La Soul's 'De La Soul Is Dead'
6 Jun 2014 // 5:14 AM

Hey, how you doing. Sorry you can't get through. Why don't you leave your name and number and I'll get back to you. In the meantime, a 1991 hip-hop milestone is the week's Counterbalance. You could read that.

Counterbalance No. 77: De La Soul's '3 Feet High and Rising'
13 Apr 2012 // 1:00 AM

The 77th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time is the buddy to my daisy tree and the Luden to my do-re-mi. A tricameral system is now set with a 1989 hip-hop classic.

//Media

De La Soul - "Big Mouf" (MP3) 5 Jun 2009 // 12:00 AM

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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