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[WATCH] De La Soul Talks About Still Getting Robbed By Tommy Boy Records 30 Years Later

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“Tommy ain’t my motherfuckin’ Boy..” -GZA “Labels” Visit for more information Legendary Long Island trio De La Soul announced to the public this week that they are currently unhappy with their former record label, Tommy Boy Records. For the group’s 30th anniversary of their debut album 3 Ft High And Rising, the group announced […]

Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy, and De La Soul Are Heading on Tour


Three of Hip-Hop’s most iconic groups, Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy, and De La Soul, are coming together for the Gods of Rap Tour this year. Visit for more information The historic announcement about the upcoming tour, which is due to land in London, Manchester, and Glasgow in May as each group celebrates a classic […]

5 Times Redman Bodied A Guest Feature


Redman is a rapper’s rapper — an artist that truly embodies what it is to have funk, style and to really immerse oneself in the beat. Visit for more information Having been introduced to the world through EPMD’s track “Hardcore” in 1990, he hasn’t missed a beat since. As the Jersey-bred rapper just hit […]

20 Hip-Hop Inspired Christmas Songs

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Christmas is today, and if you’re in the spirit, there might be holiday-themed music on your playlist. If you’re a Hip Hop fan, “Silent Night” or “Deck the Halls” might not be ideal tunes to get the house gathering lit. You might prefer listening to Master P and C Murda tell tales of “Christmas in […]

DJ Premier and Pete Rock Join Forces To Produce De La Soul’s New Album

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One of the many wonders of modern day hip-hop culture is seeing its most seasoned bodies active in crafting tunes that transform into the birth of fanbase fantasies. Visit for more information In the latest episode of the Rap Radar podcast, legendary hip-hop producer DJ Premier went into storytelling mode as he touched base […]

How Tom Petty Influenced Hip-Hop Classics

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Words by Nick Slay & NDSmith Visit for more information In the wake of iconic rocker Tom Petty‘s death, The Source wanted to take a look at how his music influenced Hip-Hop. Here’s a couple of great songs that sampled Petty’s 1989 hit, “Free Fallin’ “. A cult-classic, “Free Fallin’” was one of those tracks […]

De La Soul Enlists Little Dragon For New Track “Drawn”

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Before the release of their new album And the Anonymous Nobody on August 26th, De La Soul unleashes a dreamy track titled “Drawn”ft. Little Dragon. Visit for more information The record finds vocalist Yukimi Nagano delivering some mesmerizing instrumentals, when De La Soul comes in past the halfway mark. This is the third track released since the announcement of the album, as […]

De La Soul Drops ‘Stakes Is High’ 20 Years Ago Today

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Today [Saturday, July 2] marks the 20th anniversary of De La Soul‘s fourth album, Stakes Is High. The title accurately describes the point in Posdnous, Dave and Maseo‘s careers where they were at a crossroads. Stakes Is High would be the first album that wouldn’t feature longtime producer Prince Paul behind the production board. Visit […]

De La Soul Talks New Album and Pioneering Branding In Hip Hop

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Hip Hop legends De La Soul have stood the test of time simply because they’re different and aren’t afraid to be themselves. Visit for more information In an interview with Sway in the Morning, the trio took a look back at their musical contributions, discussed how having Hip Hop as a unified front helped brand them and […]

[Listen] De La Soul Drops New Single “Pain” Featuring Snoop Dogg

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On the heels of the 25th anniversary of De La Soul‘s 1991 classic, De La Soul is Dead, Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo have dropped the new single, “Pain,” off their long awaited, forthcoming album, And the Anonymous Nobody. Visit for more information Featuring a generous verse from Snoop Dogg, “Pain” retains the classic De La […]

De La Soul Releases Surprise EP, For Your Pain and Suffering

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De La Soul‘s long awaited full length, And the Anonymous Nobody, was supposed to be released today [Friday, April 29], which would have been the legendary trio’s first album since 2004’s The Grind Date. Visit for more information Due to unforeseen time delays, the release date has been pushed back once again, but rather than leave […]

Kanye West to Headline Governors Ball, Vince Staples, Mac Miller, Miguel & More to Perform

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Yeezy season is clearly approaching. Visit for more information Earlier today, news broke via Kim Kardashian that Kanye West would be dropping a new song #EveryFriday–accompanied by the hashtag #Swish, alluding to the fact the album could soon follow–and now we have the official Governors Ball 2016 flyer, featuring none other than Kanye West […]