De La Soul

De La Soul is an American hip hop trio formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. The band is best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative hip hop subgenres. The members are Kelvin Mercer (Posdnuos, Mercenary, Plug Wonder Why, Plug One), David Jude Jolicoeur (Trugoy the Dove, Dave, Plug Two) and Vincent Mason (P.A. Pasemaster Mase, Maseo, Plug Three, Baby Huey). The three formed the group in high school and caught the attention of producer Prince Paul with a demo tape of the song "Plug Tunin'". Prince Paul was also sometimes referred to as Plug Four.
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  • Rovio Partners With De La Soul for Angry Birds Action Update

    … Rovio partnered with hip hop group De La Soul to release the Big Pig Update in Angry Birds Action on mobile. The update allows players to listen to a new song by De La Soul called Action, which the group created specially for the game. In Angry Birds Action, players complete levels by flinging birds around the playing field. As part…

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  • Poster child for piracy, BitTorrent wants to go legit

    … Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke turned a few heads when he turned to BitTorrent last week to exclusively distribute his new album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes.” And yet six days later, it hit a million downloads. With that sort of traction, BitTorrent argues creators of all stripes should distribute and monetize their content through its bundle…

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