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.
15 Jun 2016
Awesome photos of Miguel, Robyn, De La Soul, Purity Ring and more that couldn't fit into general festival coverage.
10 Jun 2016
De La Soul's two most visible members team up with a French production duo for a comedic ode to '80s hip-hop and the skit-based rap they helped pioneer.
06 Jun 2012
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.
13 Apr 2012
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.
Paul Anthony Johnson
10 Oct 2011
Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.
12 May 2010
De La Mix Tape is a curious collection of, well, remixes, rarities, and classic joints in Tommy Boy's recent slew of De La Soul product (see the joint release of Live at Tramps NYC 1996 and last year's Timeless: Singles Collection).
15 Dec 2004
Released around the same time as The Grind Date, its seventh studio album, De La Soul's Live at Tramps, NYC, 1996 is a time machine for fans old and new. Then again, De La Soul has consistently managed to sell records by never aging.
Pierre M. Hamilton
12 Dec 2004
If Mosaic Thump doesn't stand out quite as strongly as their previous albums, it's because it's obviously meant as the first chapter of a book, not the whole thing itself.
07 Aug 2000
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