DE LA SOUL
"3 FEET HIGH AND RISING"The alternative rapper's seminal and groundbreaking 1989 debut. De La's debut represented a new path for hip-hop, a reaction to conventions that had turned into clichés. It was friendly and playful enough to cross over to a pop audience (thanks to Prince Paul's production, which found the funk hiding inside Steely Dan and "Schoolhouse Rock"), but complicated and tough enough to be hugely influential in the hip-hop world. The hits, including "Say No Go" and "Me Myself And I," are delightful, but the little sketches and sound-experiments between them make the whole disc flow effortlessly.
TRACK LISTING:DISC 1: 1. Intro 2. Magic Number, The 3. Change in Speak 4. Cool Breeze on the Rocks 5. Can U Keep a Secret 6. Jenifa Taught Me (Derwin's Revenge) 7. Ghetto Thang 8. Transmitting Live From Mars 9. Eye Know 10. Take It Off 11. Little Bit of Soap, A 12. Tread Water 13. Potholes in My Lawn 14. Say No Go 15. Do as de la Does 16. Plug Tunin' (Last Chance to Comprehend) 17. De la Orgee 18. Buddy 19. Description 20. Me Myself and I 21. This Is a Recording 4 Living in a Full Time Era (L.I.F.E.) 22. I Can Do Anything (Delacratic) 23. D.A.I.S.Y. Age 24. Plug Tunin' - (original 12" version) DISC 2: BONUS DISC: 1. Freedom of Speech (We Got Three Minutes) 2. Strickly Dan Stuckie 3. Jenifa ... read more