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3 Feet High and Rising

3 Feet High and Rising

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Renowned for its uniquely positive spin on hip-hop amid a harsher world of dark, hardball gangster rap, classics such as 'Me, Myself And I' are known the world over, and you'll be hard-pressed to find a soul who doesn't have so much as an inkling as to how it sounds. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. This album release looks and plays great, hopefully a whole new generation will be exposed to this masterpiece! Cryptic but ecstatic, and sometimes sexy (especially the ingenious double-entendre "Buddy"), Trugoy and Posdnuos's lyrics invented a "new style of speak," dense with self-invented slang and metaphors. They are best known for their eclectic sampling, quirky lyrics, and their contributions to the evolution of the jazz rap and alternative hip-hop subgenres.

If it was easy to believe the revolution was here from listening to the rapping and production on Public Enemy's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, with De La Soul the Daisy Age seemed to promise a new era of positivity in hip-hop. Sucks that a lot of samples had to be cut/changed (Cool Breeze on the Rocks is absolutely GUTTED), but you gotta do what you gotta do.The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site, provide personalised content and advertising, analyse our traffic, and ensure you see more of what you love. A landmark in conscience hip-hop, and a daring testament to the enduring impact of dosing the status quo, 3 Feet High and Rising is a kaleidoscope of infectious positivity that reminds us to make a splash in the tides of our time. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. It marked the first of three full-length collaborations with producer Prince Paul and contains the singles, “Me Myself and I”, “The Magic Number,” “Buddy,” and “Eye Know. Released amid the 1989 boom in gangsta rap, which gravitated towards hardcore, confrontational, violent lyrics, De La Soul's uniquely positive style made them an oddity beginning with the first single, "Me, Myself and I.

Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by hip hop trio De La Soul and was released on March 3, 1989 It marked the first of three full- length collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties.

Samples that are pure genius, coupled with a rhyme style which on certain tracks, even 25 years later, I'm still finding new nuances with, make this outstanding. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by hip-hop trio De La Soul, and was released on March 3, 1989. Certain items can take longer to source than the estimated week, particularly during busy trading periods and may take longer to arrive at our warehouse. I know Cool Breeze is only a 48 second track, but it showed some excellent sample cutting DJ skills and was a favourite of mine.

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