De La Soul
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//Features

An Album Found in a Trashcan: De La Soul Is Dead
10 Oct 2011 // 4:00 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 // 8:30 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 // 3:43 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 // 8:03 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 // 4:14 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 // 12:00 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) 4 Jun 2009 // 11:00 PM

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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