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new de la soul music in 9 years

April 5, 2013

“Next week De La Soul will independently issue their first song and video in nine years, “Get Away (feat. the spirit of Wu-Tang),” in the first of the hip-hop group’s planned series of monthly single releases, through YouTube and social media. De La Soul will join LL Cool JPublic Enemy and Ice Cube next month for this summer’s national Kings of the Mic tour.”

“I think it’s a great record to reintroduce ourselves with,” Maseo, the group’s DJ, told Rolling Stone in an interview from Los Angeles before a show Wednesday. “It’s pretty much reflecting on the state of hip-hop at this moment. Everything is redundant. Everything sounds the same. No real lyrical content. Everybody’s just doing business, not really creating.”


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