Tag: De La Soul

Deep Cuts: Joyful Hip-Hop

Eye Know Artist: De La Soul Album: 3 Feet High and Rising Released: March 3, 1989 This is perhaps the most unabashedly romantic song in the history of rap. De La Soul, the original hippies of hip-hop, crafts a song that tracks the trajectory of a relationship from courtship to[Read More…]

Deep Cuts – September 3, 2014

“Triumph” Artist: Wu-Tang Clan Album:Wu-Tang Forever Released: 1997 Wu-Tang Clan is foundational old-school rap, and the huge success of their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) confirmed their immortality in the hip-hop world. “Triumph” comes from their second—and also hugely successful—1997 album Wu-Tang Forever. Centred around themes of immortality[Read More…]

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