De La Soul

  1. Digital Notes: CD Baby's Sync Payout, De La Soul's J Dilla Tribute and Apps' Ad Economics

    March 26, 2014 3:57 PM EDT CD Baby serves up more than just CDs. The Portland, Ore., music distribution company on Wednesday announced it has paid out more than $1 million in YouTube sync licensing to its artists as of February. That amount has accelerated as CD Baby's ...

  2. De La Soul's Trugoy On Giving Away Their Entire Back Catalog

    March 16, 2014 8:35 AM EDT Get ready for a lot of new De La Soul music. Related Articles De La Soul Gives Away Entire Catalog For Free Damon Albarn Plays SXSW’s Fader Fort With De La Soul, Snoop Dogg, Gorillaz De La Soul, '3 Feet High and Rising' at 25: Classic Tr ...

  3. De La Soul Gives Away Entire Catalog For Free

    February 14, 2014 1:03 PM EST De La Soul is celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album, "3 Ft High and Rising” by making their entire discography for free. Their catalog -- including original, remixes and instrumentals -- can be downloaded for free on their web ...

  4. Superfly’s Plans To Improve This Weekend’s GoogaMooga Festival

    May 17, 2013 6:29 AM EDT The Great GoogaMooga is back for seconds. Superfly Present’s food-and-music festival is returning to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park tonight after an inaugural year that made more headlines for its problems than its successes—namely, bringing together ...

  5. Sunset Strip Music Fest to Honor The Doors

    June 14, 2012 11:22 AM EDT CIRCA 1970 (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The 2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival will commemorate the career and legacy of iconic rock band the Doors, event organizers said Wednesday. Marilyn Manson is set to headline the outdoor street ...

  6. Steve Pokorny, Universal Music Production Manager, Dies

    March 21, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Steve Pokorny, a production manager at Universal Music Group who had previously worked in production for Warner Music Group, died March 12 at the age of 50. Pokorny joined Universal in 2004 after serving seven years doing mastering work for Warner ...

  7. Emo's Owner on Famed Austin Club's Closure: 'What Makes a Venue Is Not Four Walls'

    September 29, 2011 1:22 PM EDT Posters at Emos, Austin, TX from MightiestofGuns.com on Vimeo . Last Saturday, during the Official Austin City Limits after-show, Toronto dance-punk band Death from Above 1979 took the stage at Emo's main room, becoming the last band to ever ...

  8. Songs By Captain Beefheart, Al Green, De La Soul, Others Selected For Library Of Congress

    April 06, 2011 2:45 PM EDT An unauthorized recording of a Mort Sahl stand-up concert, Tammy Wynette's polarizing 1968 hit "Stand by Your Man" and Henry Mancini's theme for 1950s TV detective drama Peter Gunn are among the latest sound recordings to be se ...

  9. George Clinton Sues Black Eyed Peas Over Song Sample

    December 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST George Clinton has filed a copyright lawsuit against members of the Black Eyed Peas, UMG Recordings and Cherry Hill Music for allegedly sampling his song "(Not Just) Knee Deep" on a Grammy-award nominated album. According to the complain ...

  10. Ellie Goulding Joins Nike Team

    March 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Recent U.K. chart-topper Ellie Goulding has teamed up with international sportswear company Nike for an innovative fitness and music promotion. Titled “Ellie Runs,” the promotion will see Goulding -- who scored a U.K. No. 1 with her debut studio s ...

  11. Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry Set For Bumbershoot

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry, Michael Franti & Spearhead, De La Soul, and Raphael Saadiq are among the first acts confirmed for the 2009 Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Labor Day weekend, Sept. ...

  12. Rock The Bells To Make European Debut

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Traveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells will make its European debut this fall with performances by Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, the Pharcyde, EPMD, Supernatural and Scratch, among others. The European trek launches Oct. 31 at the T-Mobile Arena in ...

  13. VH1 Launches New Hip-Hop Themed Shows

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In anticipation of its upcoming 5th annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" telecast, VH1 will premier two new original hip-hop themed programs. "100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs" and "VH1 Rock Doc: NWA: The World's Most Dangerous Grou ...

  14. Kanye's King of The Billboard 200 With 957,000

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's "Graduation" achieves the best sales week in more than two years as his third album starts with 957,000 ... The tally is the 15th-biggest sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991 ... Coming in at N ...

  15. Hip-Hop Producer/Rapper J Dilla Passes Away

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST His "Donuts" album was released last week. Hip-hop producer/rapper J Dilla passed away today (Feb. 10) of an unspecified ailment in Los Angeles. J Dilla (born James Yancy) was a founding member of Slum Village, and formed the group Jayli ...

  16. Audioslave Debut On Top

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Building on the success of the hit rock airplay single "Be Yourself," Audioslave finds a home on top of The Billboard 200 this week with its sophomore album, "Out of Exile." The Interscope/Epic set so Building on the success of ...