De La Soul ‘De La Soul is Dead’ 25th Anniversary

We’re playing catch up on the recent album anniversaries here on the blog, but all those with any more than a passing interest in such things will not have avoided the mass celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of De La Soul’s sophomore LP ‘De La Soul is Dead’ this week. There’s little to be said that’s not been said elsewhere, so we’ll simply pass on the best of the links for you to explore:

- Check out WhoSampled x Wax Poetics’ celebratory mixtape, mixed by our very own Chris Read. Mixcloud / Soundcloud links here.
- Check our Wax Poetics’ write up of the album and mix here.
- Listen to & download previously unreleased track ‘Sho Nuff’ from the De La Soul is Dead sessions on Soundcloud here.
- There’s no official Youtube stream, but a reliable stream can be found here.
- Purchase the album / check out release details on Discogs here.

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