De La Soul

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Boom Moment In Hip-Hop (May 13th)

On this date 1991, De La Soul released their follow up album “De La Soul Is Dead“. This was the follow up project to their groundbreaking debut “3 Feet High And Rising“, which was released 2 years prior.

They were trying to break that underground, hippie-ish label with this project, even though the sound and boundaries were pushed even further.

“De La Soul Is Dead” also contained the smash hits “Ring, Ring, Ring (Ha Ha Hey)”, “A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays” and “Keepin’ The Faith”. Features included Q-Tip, Black Sheep and Russell Simmons.

The Source Magazine gave the album 5 mics and considered by critics and fans alike as one of hip-hop’s greatest albums of all time. Relive the album below!

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