Talib Kweli Says De La Soul Finally Owns The Rights To Their Music

Written by on August 7, 2021

Talib Kweli says that De La Soul now owns the rights to their music after years of not have management of their catalog. He didn’t verify if their albums would seem on streaming providers.

“Girls and gents I spoke to @djmaseo from the legendary @wearedelasoul at this time and it is official… after years of being taken benefit by the recording trade within the worst attainable methods, De La Soul now owns all of the rights to their masters and is in full management of the wonderful music they’ve created,” Kweli wrote, Saturday night time. “Let’s salute Plugs 1, 2 and three for sticking to their weapons and exhibiting us that we will all beat the system if we come collectively as a neighborhood. Let’s hear it for black possession of black artwork! Congratulations fellas…”

De La Soul, Talib Kweli
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The group’s debut album, three Toes Excessive and Rising, is broadly thought-about top-of-the-line hip-hop albums of all time, however a youthful viewers has been unable to stream the mission because it has been stored off of streaming providers. Earlier this yr, Reservoir Media acquired Tommy Boy, which owned De La Soul’s again catalog, for $100 million. The corporate has mentioned they’re working to get the music on-line.

Try Kweli’s announcement beneath.

Supply: HotNewHipHop

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