Music from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 ‘First Serve’ album, out April 2nd. The song is produced by Chokolate & Khalid
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De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 were on BBC to perform songs off their new project, First Serve which drops April 2nd. They also did some classic De La joints.
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First they brought you ‘The Goon Time Mixtape’ blasting from a late-night house party in a Parisian suburb. Then we saw our heroes getting endless grief from Deen’s overbearing mother in the Mrs. Whitter skit. That was all just a taste of things to come from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present ‘First Serve’; a dynamic hip-hop group, an album, a concept, the soundtrack to a movie that has yet to be made and a fable for our times.
‘First Serve’ is many things, but at its heart it is the story of two young boys from Queens, New York with big dreams and larger rhymes. Two friends, Deen Whitter (aka Plug 2 / Dave) and Jacob ‘Pop Life’ Barrow (aka Plug 1/ Pos), friends from seventh grade, are by their own admission, “different, but the differences seem to complement everything we do.” Their name ‘First Serve’ comes from their motto, “First come, First Serve, get what you deserve.”
After years of laying down demos and mixtapes on the hustle in the hip-hop game, we get the next instalment from their world in the form of the ‘We Made It’ skit. All the hard work has finally paid off – Jacob and Deen have hit the big time signing to Goon Time Records to become the next new thing to hit the airwaves.
Due to hit the streets worldwide on April 2nd, through Duck Down Music in North America & Pias in all other territories, the ‘First Serve’ album tells the story of two dreamers in a basement struggling to start their musical career, the battles they face, through to the point that they eventually release their debut single, ‘make it big’ and their hard work and persistence finally pays off. As we know that is rarely where the story ends and the story of ‘First Serve’ is no different. Taking place in an animated world that could have been imagined by Hawley Pratt on Magic Mushrooms, the high spirited
We Made It Video Skit after the jump.
First Serve: “Pushin’ Aside, Pushin’ Along”:via p4k
1 Month ago, We posted a mixtape by a group called First Serve with some sort of French Connection that sure seemed like a new De La Soul project. But with the cyberfrauds that exist today; one never knows for sure. Well, today Pitchfork confirmed that De La Soul members Posdnous, and Trugoy are indeed recording music under the name First Serve. According to P4k, First Serve’s album will be released in April.
Until the album drops you can listen to First Serve’s “the Goon Tape” here .
Details are really vague on this one but if you like De La Soul and also FabricLive Mixes then will you probably dig it.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album 3 Feet High and Rising, hip-hop pioneers De La Soul teamed up with Kidrobot to create this limited edition set of 3-inch figures. Each figure comes with individual accessories and the set comes in futuristic space travel boxes, symbolizing De La’s mission to take hip-hop to the stratosphere and beyond. Retailing for $50, the De La Soul 3-Pack arrives at Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, and select retailers on March 18.
Related: Prince Paul playing Columbus tomorrow.