De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

By Emmanuel Elone

And the Anonymous Nobody is an album that was destined for greatness but failed to live up its potential. 31 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

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