The hip-hop legends now say they have control of their masters and will re-issue debut album ‘3 Feet High And Rising’ And More
Music fans can now rejoice around the world as De La Soul‘s music is FINALLY coming to streaming services. The hip-hop group which rose to fame during the early 90’s with their popular single ‘Me, Myself, & I’, leading to the sell-out debut album ‘3 Feet High And Rising’. Since then they have had a string of successful releases, with their most recent ‘And The Anonymous Nobody’ dropping in 2016, the groups first release since 2004’s ‘The Grind Date’.
The group has been fighting a legal battle for around 20 years in an attempt to regain control over their masters, this was achieved back in 2021 with a partnership with Reservoir and Chrysalis Records. As Maseo explains “It’s been 20 plus years overdue, but finally, we are here.”
So, as of March 3rd, which is the 34th anniversary of their debut album ‘3 Feet High And Rising’, the groups entire back catalogue will be available to stream. The back catalogues include the aforementioned ‘3 Feet High And Rising’, ‘De La Soul Is Dead’, ‘Buhloone Mindstate’, ‘Stakes Is High’, ‘Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump’, and ‘AOI: Bionix’.
In addition to this De La Soul have also announced that they will be re-issuing ‘3 Feet High And Rising’ on vinyl, CD, and tape. The rest of the bands releases will be following throughout the year.
UK live dates:
8th April – London, Royal Albert Hall
9th April – Glasgow, 02 Academy
12th April – Nottingham, Rock City
14th April – Manchester, Albert Hall
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