- Summary: The group's first release on its own AOI label features guests such as Ghostface, MF Doom, Sean Paul, Common and that noted MC Spike Lee. Production assistance comes from Madlib and 9th Wonder.
- Record Label: Sanctuary / AOI
- Genre(s): Rap
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UrbWorthy of being considered among the year's finest. [Dec 2004, p.106]
The WireThe best thing they've done since Stakes Is High. [#250, p.73]
SpinTheir jabs cut and the beats burn. [Nov 2004, p.118]
Positive: 13 out of 13
Mixed: 0 out of 13
Negative: 0 out of 13
LawrencePOct 17, 2004De La Soul is back to save hip-hop again. Put that 213 cd back on the shelf. "grind date" is the best hip-hop song of the year.
DavidJCOct 12, 2004So different from anything I've heard before. Amazingly catchy beats create a rich and diverse landscape for the lyrics. This is the So different from anything I've heard before. Amazingly catchy beats create a rich and diverse landscape for the lyrics. This is the first De La release I've got and from the quality of this release I think I'm going to get many more Classic!… Expand
AlexHDec 1, 2006One of the best hip hop cds I've heard in the last few years. Check out the MF Doom track. If you like it, i also recommend Handsome Boy One of the best hip hop cds I've heard in the last few years. Check out the MF Doom track. If you like it, i also recommend Handsome Boy Modeling School and Dr. Octagon ...… Collapse
PittBallsOct 18, 2004This Album is beautiful.
tomcMar 13, 2005super album from the smoothiest rap band ever!!!
DaneCSep 3, 2005Still supporting the DA Inna Sound Y'all age of rap, (although now not using the D.A.I.S.Y. abbrivition), De La Soul have bounced back Still supporting the DA Inna Sound Y'all age of rap, (although now not using the D.A.I.S.Y. abbrivition), De La Soul have bounced back from the Commerical sound of the AOI albums and there old record labels refusual to release an album to create what can only be deseribed as a masterful peice of work. I mean, it has with MF Doom, Flava Flav and Common rapping on this album, and Jake One and Madlib producing all one one 13 track album, and you even get to hear sean paul accually sound good on a track. Brilliant. Buy now.… Expand
AndyRDec 9, 2004A solid album, though over rated. Still does not touch the originality of the early De La days. Who knows, though, it may grow on me.
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