Artists Influenced by De La Soul

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  • De La Soul
  • De La Soul, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Black Star
  • Arrested Development, De La Soul
  • Little Brother
  • Slum Village, De La Soul
  • Jurassic 5, De La Soul
  • Common, De La Soul
  • The Pharcyde, De La Soul
  • OutKast, De La Soul
  • Kanye West, De La Soul
  • Skyzoo, De La Soul
  • Kidz in the Hall, De La Soul
  • Pac Div, De La Soul

Artists Influenced by De La Soul

De La Soul shook things up in hip hop when they dropped their debut, 3 Feet High and Rising, which celebrates its 25th anniversary today (March 3). The trio, hailing from Long Island, brought positivity, humor and a jazz-influenced feel to that classic album and the rest of their music. Pioneers of alternative hip hop, De La opened doors and laid a groundwork for many to follow. Read on.

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