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Review: De La Soul, Still Rising After All These Years on ‘and the Anonymous Nobody…’

When D.A.I.S.Y. Age survivors De La Soul announced that they were returning to the studio after a decade's hiatus — and that, instead of pushing…
Stereo Williams / August 22, 2016

Listen to De La Soul’s Haunting New Song ‘Greyhounds’ Featuring Usher

The only artists in history to get David Byrne and 2 Chainz on the same album, De La Soul are still fearlessly eclectic and took…
Dan Weiss / August 17, 2016

De La Soul Get a Little Dragon Assist for the Dreamy ‘Drawn’

De La Soul have been moving away from the sample-heavy production that prevents online retailers from carrying most of their discography. It's been a solid transition: "Drawn," the…
Brian Josephs / August 10, 2016

De La Soul Get Regal on New Song ‘Royalty Capes’

De La Soul have been exploring a more subdued and introspective sound on their recent tracks in the lead-up to And the Anonymous Nobody, the group's first…
Brian Josephs / July 19, 2016

Governors Ball 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Day three of Governors Ball 2016 was canceled because of threatening weather, which sadly meant no Bat for Lashes, no Courtney Barnett, and no Kanye West.
SPIN Staff / June 6, 2016

De La Soul Snag a Snoop Dogg Verse for New Track, ‘Pain’

After a 12-year wait, De La Soul will finally release their follow-up to 2004's The Grind Date this summer. And the Anonymous Nobody, the trio's eighth studio album (ninth including First…
Brian Josephs / May 31, 2016

De La Soul Surprise-Release ‘For Your Pain & Suffering’ EP

Old school hip-hop fans non-plussed by Drake's VIEWS hype today got a rare gift of their own for the weekend. De La Soul, who haven't released an album…
Brian Josephs / April 29, 2016

A Masked Damon Albarn Joined De La Soul at Banksy’s Dismaland for ‘Feel Good Inc’

Banksy's Dismaland theme park entered its last weekend on Friday night, but that doesn't meant that the art-pop prankster is out of surprises. Announced headliner…
Colin Joyce / September 26, 2015

De La Soul Announce Usher, Snoop Dogg, Estelle, More for New Album

De La Soul's forthcoming Kickstarter-funded new album keeps on sounding better and better — both literally (Bob Power, who's worked with D'Angelo, Common, and A Tribe Called…
Harley Brown / August 31, 2015

Slum Village and De La Soul Release Brooding ‘Right Back’

Following "Expressive" and "Push It Along," the first listens off Slum Village's forthcoming record Yes! (out June 16 via Ne'Astra Music), the seminal hip-hop group has shared "Right Back."
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015

De La Soul and Nas Still ‘God It’ on New One-Off Single

Not long after hitting the Kickstarter goal (and then some) to crowdfund their upcoming album, hip-hop pioneers De La Soul have released "God It," a…
Brennan Carley / April 21, 2015

Help Kickstart De La Soul’s New Album for a Shot at Meeting the Group

Though they've not released a new album since 2004, De La Soul have just announced plans to Kickstart a new full length that'll feature guest…
Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

See Questlove Pay Stirring Tribute to De La Soul at the Webby Awards

The annual Webby Awards celebrate Internet innovation across a number of different platforms, and Monday night a number of familiar names popped up in the…
Colin Joyce / May 20, 2014

De La Soul Hide ‘Smell the D.A.I.S.Y.’ Vinyl in Record Stores

First, De La Soul released their entire discography for free. Then, after the iconic hip-hop group teased us with "Vocabulary Spills" and "Dilla Plugged In," they unveiled the…
John Surico / April 17, 2014

Stream De La Soul’s J Dilla-Produced ‘Smell the D.A.I.S.Y.’ Mixtape

De La Soul have been in generous spirits of late. Not long after they offered their entire discography for free, the iconic hip-hop trio shared…
Kyle McGovern / March 26, 2014

De La Soul Drop Knowledge Over J Dilla’s ‘Vocabulary Spills’

De La Soul are back with another taste of their posthumously J Dilla-produced mixtape Smell the D.A.I.S.Y., this time in the form of "Vocabulary Spills." The…
Dan Reilly / March 21, 2014

De La Soul Get ‘Plugged In’ on New J Dilla-Produced Track

The gifts from De La Soul just keep coming. Mere weeks after offering up their entire discography, 25 hours of music in all, as a…
Dan Reilly / March 4, 2014

De La Soul Are Giving Away All of Their Music for Free

"De La Soul is from the soul," the legendary rap trio once famously stated, but they're honoring the heart on Valentine's Day by offering up…
Chris Martins / February 14, 2014

Watch De La Soul Rap on a Rubik’s Cube in ‘Get Away’ Video

De La Soul turn a Rubik's Cube into a video screen in the gritty new video for their rap-reclaiming single "Get Away." As the '90s-checking groove…
Jordan Sargent / May 29, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: De La Soul Get Cranky Gracefully

De La Soul "Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the Wu)"De La Soul's brand new, totally oldhead track, "Get Away," samples the Wu Tang Forever…
Brandon Soderberg / April 25, 2013
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