Throwback: Happy Black History Month: De La Soul

Today is the eighth day of Black History Month. I tend to use this time as a way to remind readers – and everyone else of a couple of important facts:

  • You can’t love Black artists and their work, and not see them as people 
  • Black lives — and Black art matters 
  • Black culture is American culture 

So as we go through the month, I’m going to talk about a collection of Black artists. It’ll be fairly comprehensive and eclectic list — although it won’t be a complete list. 

So far I’ve mentioned the following artists:

Formed back in 1988, De La Soul — Posdnuos, Trugoy and Mateo — are arguably one of the more influential and important hip-hop acts of their day, and honestly of any day. Plus, they’re fucking dope.