De La Soul

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Notorious BIG's $6 crown sells for almost $600,000 at auction
Sotheby’s hip-hop auction also raises $126,000 for a 12-inch copy of Rammellzee track Beat Bop, with artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

16, Sep, 2020 @9:05 AM

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Gods of Rap review – Chuck D, De La Soul and Wu-Tang Clan nostalgia trip
Public Enemy Radio’s Chuck D stirs the crowd into a frenzy, but Wu-Tang Clan and De La Soul struggle to match his energy

Thomas Hobbs

12, May, 2019 @12:52 PM

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Gorillaz review – Damon Albarn refuses to be pigeonholed in hip-hop jamboree
The Blur frontman brings his animated band’s world tour to the UK, and it’s the house vocalists – such as Peven Everett and Jamie Principle – that really shine

Alexis Petridis

28, Nov, 2017 @1:04 PM

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Gorillaz review – Albarn's Demon Dayz festival brings joyful apocalypse to the pier
Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett take over the amusement park for a carnivalesque festival of great performances, from De La Soul and Little Simz to Kano

Danny Wright

11, Jun, 2017 @11:12 AM

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Damon Albarn: Gorillaz's new album a response to Trump's election
Band’s frontman says Humanz, the first Gorillaz album in five years, was made as a response to the ‘world going fucking nuts’

Alice Ross

09, Apr, 2017 @11:01 PM

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De La Soul review – storming hip-hop past, present and future
The Long Island crew stage a joyful party with fresh tunes that defy any temptation to box them as a ‘heritage’ act

Stevie Chick

12, Mar, 2017 @12:28 PM

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Ray BLK and De La Soul: this week’s best UK rock and pop gigs
The winner of the BBC Sound Of 2017 award plays east London, while the titans of rap’s golden era tour the country. Plus: Elbow, Jenny Hval and Bonobo

Harriet Gibsone

24, Feb, 2017 @4:10 PM

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De La Soul – 10 of the best
With their new album And the Anonymous Nobody out now, let’s relive the career of the Daisy Age pioneers

Richard Watson

31, Aug, 2016 @1:00 PM

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De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody review – a sumptuous, meandering return
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Damien Morris

28, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody review – cruising back into the zeitgeist

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Aug, 2016 @8:30 PM

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De La Soul’s Pos: ‘Who’s going to buy dog headphones?’
The hip-hop legends will be on the next Gorillaz album, can’t speak French and know a dud Kickstarter when they see one

Rich Pelley

18, Aug, 2016 @12:20 PM

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Coming up: the gigs and albums not to miss this summer
The Observer’s pop critic picks the highlights of the next couple of months, including Beyoncé’s Formation tour

Kitty Empire

27, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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