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  1. De La Soul Celebrates Release Of New Album "And The Anonymous...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    Hip Hop icons and Native Tongues loyalists De La Soul released their ninth studio album And The Anonymous Nobody August 26, and now they have unveiled a short film documenting the album's creation. The 33-minute short film entitled We're Still Here a documentary about nobody documents the birth of the album from the announcement of the Kickstarter campaign to raise funding, to the fine tuning of the LP before its release.


  2. De La Soul Share New Documentary 'We're Still Here (now)'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Spin

    Hip-hop standard bearers De La Soul released and the Anonymous Nobody , their first album in a decade, on Friday. Now, they've shared a new mini-doc about its unconventional creation: financed with a crowdfunding campaign , and constructed from original samples recorded during hours of jam sessions.


  3. The Coolest Uncool Cats: De La Soul Releases 'and the Anonymous Nobody' AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Vibe

    About two years ago, De La Soul released their mixtape, Smell The DA.I.S.Y. Then that same year, they gave away all of their music to fans on Valentine's Day. But their last full-fledged album was released back in 2004, with The Grind Date .


  4. De La Soul returns with same wildly creative attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    File-This June 4, 2016, file photo shows Vincent Mason, left, David Jude Jolicoeur and Kelvin Mercer from the band De La Soul performing on day two of the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. Twenty-five years after releasing the mercurial classic "De La Soul is Dead," the Strong Island trio of Pos, Dave and Maseo return with ".and the Anonymous Nobody" - a modern treatise of anti-establishment hip-hop.


  5. See De La Soul Document New LP's Creation in 'We're Still Here (Now)'Read the original story

    Yesterday | RollingStone

    To celebrate the release of De La Soul's new LP 'And the Anonymous Nobody,' the trio premiered their 33-minute documentary 'We're Still Here .' To celebrate the release of De La Soul 's long-awaited, crowd-funded LP And the Anonymous Nobody on Friday , the hip-hop legends premiered their 33-minute short film We're Still Here ... a documentary about nobody .


  6. Review: De La Soul Still Pushing Boundaries on 'Anonymous Nobody'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RollingStone

    Almost 30 years after their debut, 3 Feet High and Rising , transformed the possibilities of a rap record, and nearly 12 years since their last LP, De La Soul are still ambitious outliers. Financed by a Kickstarter campaign, constructed over breaks and beats mined from more than 200 hours of jamming by a live band, and stuffed with guest stars , And the Anonymous Nobody sometimes risks losing Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo in their own record.


  7. De La Soul Talks Creating First Album in 11 Years 'and the Anonymous Nobody...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    With a career spanning over 25 years, De La Soul has cemented itself as one of hip-hop's most innovative and eclectic groups, pushing the boundaries of sound and lyric. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of their fourth album, 1996's Stakes is High and the 25th anniversary of their critically acclaimed sophomore set, 1991's De La Soul is Dead , the New York-bred group is releasing their first album in almost eleven years on Friday , and The Anonymous Nobody, via Rough Trade Records.


  8. Still Revolutionary: De La Soul Expands On Hip-Hop As They Started - On Their Own TermsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 |

    The term "groundbreaking" is often thrown around in music critiques. It is a phrase, however, that was accurately used to describe De La Soul when their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising was released in 1989.


  9. KEXP Is Putting De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising Under the Microscope on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Stranger

    On Friday, August 26, KEXP will spend 12 hours, from 6am to 6pm, spinning every song sampled on 3 Feet High and Rising , ">De La Soul 's freewheeling 1989 hip hop album. They'll also play all the album tracks, plus rarities, B-sides, and interviews with the group's members.


  10. Upcoming music: Most-anticipated fall albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Colorado Daily

    ... late at night, or maybe it will bring back a flood of memories of that amazing year at CU. Hip-hop heavyweights De La Soul are set to release their new record via Rough Trade on Aug. 26. The new album marks De La Soul's first venture into ...


  11. Q&A: De La Soul on new album 'Anonymous Nobody,' Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | USA Today

    Q&A: De La Soul on new album 'Anonymous Nobody,' Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' The old-school hip-hop trio recruited Usher and Snoop Dogg for its crowdfunded effort. Check out this story on De La Soul returns Friday with ninth album And the Anonymous Nobody , which finds the hip-hop trio forgoing samples of other artists in favor of all-original music.


  12. 'Don't Try to Be Someone Else': On Voicemails and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Spin

    ... to afterthoughts ( Max B 's phone message couldn't have been part of the original Life of Pablo plans); even De La Soul - who popularized the concept on 1989's skit-stuffed 3 Feet High and Rising - have been distancing themselves from interstitial ...


  13. De La Soul break free with crowdfundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 |

    ... Doritos." The Talking Heads singer's slick retort was "I really like Doritos." He pops up on the song Snoopies on De La Soul's ninth studio album And The Anonymous Nobody, recorded with Los Angeles' band Rhythm Roots All-Star and more collaborators ...


  14. The Rebirth of Digable PlanetsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Willamette Week

    ... Mary Ann "Ladybug Mecca" Vieira and Craig "Doodlebug" Irving decided to go the route laid by their forefathers De La Soul, who, on their own sophomore effort, aimed to kill the flowery vibes of its debut by going darker and more political. Digable's ...


  15. Review: De La Soul, Still Rising After All These Years on 'and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Spin

    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 the project through a traditional record label, they were looking to fund the album via Kickstarter - fans were understandably excited about the implications for one of hip-hop's most famously creative acts. And true to form, the Long Island rap legends decided to forego heavy sampling and studio synth shortcuts on the resulting LP, and the Anonymous Nobody , instead putting the money towards session musicians and orchestral production.


  16. Old FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | New Yorker

    ... within were eventually reabsorbed as saviors. Sometimes, however, it's impossible to tame yesterday's radicals. De La Soul's masterly dA but album, "3 Feet High and Rising" (1989), imbued hip-hop's sample-based aesthetic with a cheeky ...


  17. New album reviews: Rae Sremmurd creates hip-hop fun, Nels Cline gets tenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    Hip-hop wasn't always so serious. Before hip-hop became filled with beefing, struggling and self-loathing, it also included a healthy dose of inventive party music, from the Sugarhill Gang through De La Soul.


  18. EBONY Magazine's Fashion Issue Features Alicia Keys, UnfilteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 |

    ... tips from "It"-girl group Chole x Halle. Look out for coverage of actress Lupita Nyong'o, hip-hop icons De La Soul and the multitalented Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino. And this edition would not be complete without one of EBONY's favorite ...


  19. Usher, De La Soul debut dreamy collab 'Greyhounds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    As De La Soul gear up for the Aug. 26 release of And The Anonymous Nobodya , the hip-hop trio have debuted the album's dreamy Usher collab, "Greyhounds." The single ruminates on people's search for greater meaning in life and the bus routes they take to find it, layering introspective rhymes atop an atmospheric instrumental sprawl.


  20. Listen to De La Soul's Haunting New Song 'Greyhounds' Featuring UsherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Spin

    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 a page from their sometime collaborators Gorillaz with the enormous guest list on and the Anonymous Nobody , their 12-years-in-the-making follow-up to 2004's The Grind Date . One of their biggest gets is the ever-silky Usher , whose own new album feels like it's been incubating for just as long; you can listen to their gorgeous collaboration "Greyhounds" now below.