De La Soul share “Pain” ft. Snoop Dogg; Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Kool G Rap & more playing NYC shows
As previously mentioned, rap legends De La Soul are releasing the new crowdfunded album And the Anonymous Nobody on August 26, with guest appearances by Damon Albarn, Little Dragon, David Byrne, Pete Rock, and more. The Snoop Dogg-featuring single "Pain" is out now, and it's the kind of song that'll take you right back to De La and Snoop's prime era. Listen below.
Speaking of Pete Rock (and golden age rap in general), Pete Rock & CL Smooth will headline the 'The Golden Age of Hip Hop Pt. 6' show on September 11 at SOB's in NYC with Roxanne, Shante, Brand Nubian, Spoonie Gee, Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud, and Grand Daddy I.U. Tickets are on sale now. Pete Rock also plays that previously-mentioned Rahzel show at Brooklyn Bowl in July with Large Professor and DJ JS1.
Brand Nubian also play the 'For The Love of Hip Hop Concert Series' on July 8 at BB King's in NYC with Kool G Rap headlining, plus Lil Mo, DJ Norie and DJ Superstar Jay. Tickets are on sale.
De La Soul -- 2016 Tour Dates
June 4 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
June 11 – Brighton England @ Wild Life Festival
June 12 – Manchester, England @ The Parklife Weekender
June 15 – Belfast, England @ Limelight
June 16 – Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre
June 18 – Düsseldorf, Germany @ Stahlwerk
June 21 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Annabel
July 8 – Moseley, England @ Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival
July 9 – Newquay, England @ Electric Beach Festival
July 14 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Super Bock Super Rock
July 22 – Amersham, England @ Penn Fest
July 28 – Berlin, Germany @ Yaam
July 29 – Hünxe, Germany @ Out4Fame Festival
August 12 – Riverhead, NY @ FOLD Festival
September 23-25 – Long Beach, CA @ Music Tastes Good Festival