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De La Soul & The Roots Honor Trugoy On The Tonight Show

De La Soul & The Roots Honor Trugoy On The Tonight Show

De La Soul & The Roots Honor Trugoy On The Tonight Show. The legendary rap group performed with Black Thought. It was a fitting tribute to Trugoy The Dove.

The Roots & De La Soul Hit The Stage Performing “Stakes Is High”

De La Soul & The Roots Honor Trugoy On The Tonight Show. It was a fitting tribute to Trugoy The Dove. When De La Soul & The Roots honored their late bandmate, David Jolicoeur.

Also, standing in Jolicoeur’s stead was Black Thought. Maseo was on the turntables, Questlove on the drums, and Posdnuos and Black Thought shared the mic.

Hip Hop Dx recounted a quote by Dave,

“It’s a moment in our lives that was really important,” Dave said in the audio clip as Posdnuos and Black Thought bowed their head in silence. “It guided us in a direction that made us who we are today. Fighting for our music, fighting for our legacy.”

Therefore, paying respect to Jolicoeur was a great way to remember him. At the same time, it was a moment in history we won’t forget.

Clearly, The Roots and De La Soul have changed the landscape of Hip Hop. I’m sure you are with me on this. Duly noted by NME, surviving members of De La Soul talked about their early days in Long Island.

It was when De La Soul first recorded ‘3 Feet High And Rising’ (1989).  In addition, the remaining two members talked about finally streaming their music.

Previously, there were alleged copyright issues with sampling laws. And, that prevented them from releasing music on streaming services.

However, the litigation has been resolved. That is why you can listen to De La Soul on Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal. Having said this, The Roots Black Thought recited,

Black Thought recited, “Seem like every man and woman shared a life with John Gotti.”

This was Jolicoeur’s famous line “Stakes Is High.” Here’s the interesting part, Jolicoeur’s image, and voice followed the final crescendo. Again, we have another cherished performance by Hip Hop’s finest.

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