What Had Happened Was
What Had Happened Was
Stony Island Audio, Starburns Ind.
3ft High and Rising: The Origins of De La Soul
1 hour 12 minutes Posted Jul 8, 2020 at 4:00 am.
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Prince Paul tells the story of producing De La Soul's first album. Along the way we hear how the group was formed, the creative direction behind the album, and how they fit into the burgeoning hip-hop community around them. From the invention of the 'skit' to the first major sampling lawsuit, it's the story of an album that changed the business of rap music forever.

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