De La Soul have been making music for three decades now and are widely acknowledged for evolving the hip hop genre. ‘De La’ achieved innovator status by incorporating eclectic sampling, jazz-inspired arrangements, and criticizing the violent themes prevalent in hip hop in the late 80s and early 90s.
Their 2016 release and the Anonymous Nobody… was their first release in four years and shows the crew still has a lot of form. Their latest video for “Memory of… (US)” features a verbal intro from legendary collaborator Pete Rock and a vocal performance from Estelle, who recalls past loves on her way to be married.
Watch the video below.