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De La Soul members Vincent “Maseo” Mason, Kelvin “Posdnuos” Mercer and Vincent “Maseo” Mason perform in London in 2015.
The flower children of hip-hop are coming to a streaming service near you.
De La Soul announced during an Instagram Live on Tuesday that their music will be released on streaming.
“We’ve finally come to a deal between ourselves and Reservoir Media to release our music in 2021,” said group member Dave “Trugoy” Jolicoeur. “Our catalog is coming out this year, we’re working diligently with the good people at Reservoir, and we’ve sat down with them and it actually worked out pretty quickly.”
Reservoir Media has acquired the trio’s former label, Tommy Boy, and the news means fans’ long-awaited desire to make albums like “3 Feet High and Rising” and “De La Soul Is Dead” available for streaming is becoming a reality. .
De La Soul, consisting of Jolicoeur, Kelvin “Posdnuos” Mercer and Vincent “Maseo” Mason, were pioneers in the genre of alternative rap.
In 2006, they won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for their work with recording artist Gorillaz on the single “Feel Good Inc.”