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After releasing the now-Grammy-nominated and the Anonymous Nobody... in September, De La Soul has tapped Pete Rock and Estelle for their latest music video.

De La Soul has been quietly working on a new album, but now they are looking to their fans to help them with the rest. The rap trio just launched a Kickstarter campaign to finish things up. From Kickstarter: What we’ve done is created our own crates of records; album upon albums to mine and sample […]

De La Soul announced that they would be working on a new mixtape, “Premium Soul on the Rocks,” and they will solely be working with DJ Premier and Pete Rock on the project.      The group originally planned on releasing an EP, but those plans changed, according to XXL. They will begin working on the […]

The music listening public first got a taste of the collaborative chemistry between De La Soul and the late James “J-Dilla” Yancey in 1996 for their title track “Stakes Is High.” Dilla’s flip of Ahmad Jamal’s Swahililand set the bar high for subsequent “Dilla Soul” songs like “Thru Ya City,” “Much More” and “Verbal Clap.” […]

It’s been 25 years since the pioneering Hip-Hop trio De La Soul impacted the world with the seminal debut album “3 Feet High and Rising.” In wake of the milestone, De La Soul will be giving away every single album they’ve ever made for free! According to Rolling Stone Magazine, De La Soul’s entire music catalogue […]

Despite being the poster child for longevity in hip-hop, LL Cool J always has and probably always will be considered an underdog. After churning out albums jeweled with hit songs for the better part of 28 years, his latest album “Authentic” was released to little mainstream fanfare and to date has only sold about 26,000 […]

Detroit duo Slum Village team up with legendary emcee crew De La Soul for “Turning Me Off,” a cautionary tale of living that Y.O.LO. life over some headphone-friendly slaps produced by Young JR. The song is the first single from Slum Village’s Mick Boogie-assisted mixtape, Dirty Slums coming out March 27th. http://emd.sharebeast.com/embed.php?type=slim&file=koprtou27jd0&enableDownload=true&title=SlumVillageFtDeLaSoul-TurningMeOff.mp3&dur=271.2&bg=F9F9F9&border=CCCCCC&color1=00A5DF Props to SoulCulture.UK. […]

De La Soul‘s landmark 3 Feet High And Rising and Al Green‘s soul classic Let’s Stay Together albums have been chosen for the Library Of Congress’ 2010 National Recording Registry.  The albums were among 25 total recordings chosen.

De La Soul are planning to release the third installment in their Art Official Intelligence series this year, according to the group's DJ, Maseo. The first installment was released in 1999.

(NOTE: This story was originally published Feb 1, 2010.) Grind Music Producers Sean C & LV remember the late DJ/Producer Grandmaster Roc Raida.   It hasn’t even been a year since hip-hop lost one of its most innovative talents, DJ Grand Master Roc Raida, but it’s never too soon to pay homage. In this interview […]

Music in the schools has been on the decline in more ways than one.  Now that everyone is gearing up to send their little ones back to the classroom (or reuniting with their long-distance loves in the dorms) I wanted to take a trip down memory lane to when school was cool enough to be […]