Artists Influenced by De La Soul

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  • 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
  • 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

Kanye West

The adventurous approach that De La took in 1989 — from both a production and lyrical standpoint — in many ways served as a blueprint for Kanye West's work a decade and a half later. From bucking the time's popular trends to creating contemplative rhymes, Yeezy has carried on their legacy.

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