Why would the generation that covered Bob Dylan over and over get so bent out of shape of having seconds of audio copied and pasted in a new way in a rap song?
In an era where trap music, concert shootings, and lame rap beefs define hip-hop, De La Soul rekindle the musical flame that made rap such a popular genre to begin with.
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.
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.