Music lovers across the world should be celebrating as hip hop heavyweights, De La Soul, will begin working on a project after they reached their $110K kickstarter goal in under 24 hours.
Straight from De La Soul’s Kickstarter page:
Here’s the interesting part. We are now in the process of going back to that 200+ hours of music, listening, enjoying and discovering those special moments where, musically, something magical happens, where interesting sounds and layers were forgotten, where new sounds can be sampled, looped, chopped, filtered and arranged, freely, without the intrusive presence of publishing politics and the infamous “sample police.” What we’ve done is created our own crates of records; album upon albums to mine and sample from. In our world, what we’ve created is freedom, freedom to make the art you believe in without having to compromise your vision. That’s what we’ve always wanted most, that’s what we’ve always believed in, that’s what we’ve fought for, and that’s why we’re doing this Kickstarter with you.
The group is looking to release the project as early as September and will be releasing on digital, CD, and even on wax.