(WATCH) De La Soul Opens Up About Legacy and Memories on Apple Music

Hip-hop legends De La Soul’s very own Posdnuos and Mase recently sat down with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1 to discuss their incredible journey, the legacy of their late bandmate Dave Trugoy, and the stories behind their iconic album ‘3 Feet High And Rising’. The duo delved into their childhoods, finding solace in their friendship, and the creative process that has made them one of the most influential groups in hip-hop history.

They also shared their experiences from the Nitro Tour with heavyweights like N.W.A. and L.L. Cool J, and the camaraderie that defined that era of hip-hop. The conversation took a heartfelt turn as they reminisced about A Tribe Called Quest in their heyday and the impact they had on the music scene.

Click here to watch the full interview on Apple Music!

Posdnuos and Mase also opened up about the challenges they faced with sample clearances on ‘3 Feet High And Rising’, sharing anecdotes about interactions with artists like George Clinton and Daryl Hall. They reflected on the creative freedom they enjoyed before the industry’s realization of the monetary value of samples, which changed the landscape of music production.

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The duo paid tribute to Dave Trugoy, sharing personal stories that highlighted his unique approach to music and life. They emphasized the importance of continuing De La Soul’s legacy in honor of Trugoy, with the support of his family and fans urging them to keep the music alive.

De La Soul’s new Art Official Intelligence Radio series on Apple Music is set to bring fans even closer to the group’s rich history and future endeavors. Tune in every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am PT to catch new episodes and celebrate the legacy of De La Soul at apple.co/AOI-Radio.

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