De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising


Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot dissect De La Soul’s iconic debut 3 Feet High and Rising. They discuss the innovative sampling and rapping style, as well as the legal troubles that plagued the record for decades. They also pay tribute to the late De La Soul rapper Trugoy the Dove and hear from some listeners.

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Obituary: Trugoy the Dove

Trugoy the Dove, born David Jolicoeur, was an integral part of the rap group De La Soul. He died in February at age 54. Jim and Greg share some of their favorite Trugoy verses and explain how he brought his particular brand of mischief, fun and creativity to the group.

De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising


Jim and Greg do an in-depth analysis of De La Soul's debut album, 3 Feet High And Rising. After a decades-long legal battle, the group's music is finally available on streaming services.

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