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

Black Star

In 1996, before his solo work or group effort took off, Mos Def was featured on De La's Stakes Is High album. It was a shining moment for the young Brooklynite, and he and his future Black Star partner, Talib Kweli, would later follow in the steps of the Long Island group. 

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