De La Soul has dropped ‘Remove 45’ which is of course an anti-Donald Trump song.
The legendary group has always thrived to push the limits of Hip-Hop and they are once again trying to have their stamp on the movement to make sure Donald Trump is not re-elected. Assisting them are Styles P, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Mysonne and the legendary Chuck D. Listen below.
De La Soul is currently recording their upcoming new album with DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Earlier this year, they cut ties with their record label Tommy Boy following months-long negotiation over the streaming rights of their back catalog. De La Soul said clearance issues and the fact that Tommy Boy was pocketing 90% of the revenue were the reasons for the decision.
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Thank you friends and fans. Your kind positive words mean a lot and your support goes even farther. As frustrating as it is and as crazy as it may sound, your act of NOT purchasing or streaming anything musically De La Soul, falling under the Tommy Boy banner (until further notice) helps us immensely and can possibly aid others experiencing these similar woes. Thank you @nas …thanks Pete @bittenbender and @massappeal for your committed support and promising business relationship. We’re in the stew working on new music and will continue to celebrate this wonderful journey we’ve been blessed to experience. Thank you @djpremier and @realpeterock for your diligence and support. 30 years is a helluva milestone. We’re so proud to be able to share our celebration with you all. Look out for our 30 year commemorative release coming very soon #delacoinz Your support will directly fund future endeavors and projects…. Just to put the final nail in the coffin. We wish Tommy Boy no ills but we do call for a boycott of anything bearing the name. Karma will do the rest… that old enslaved record label contract dinosaur is long dead and gone, but unfortunately still stinks. For those who may not have had a similar experience with Tommy Boy, be thankful, be wise and stay alert… the devil does not rest and is never satisfied. Peace. Plug 1,2 and 3 Seek and check out these De La Soul releases: Impossible Mission mixtape #grinddate De La Soul: Are You In? Nike + Original run #smelltheda.i.s.y. #andtheanonymousnobody Tom Misch feat. De La Soul “It Runs Through Me” @djshadow feat. De La Soul “Rocket Fuel”
De La Soul’s Tommy Boy-era albums are still unavailable on streaming services.