Legendary rap group De la Soul hit their crowdfunding target of $110,000 within 24 hours, in support their new album.
Yesterday they released their ninth studio album, ‘and the Anonymous Nobody’ which is a huge milestone that showed their fans true loyalty to wanting a new project from the rap pioneers. Not only is it their first Kickstarter-funded hip-hop record, but it is also the second most successful Kickstarter campaign of all time, having raised $600,000 USD over 33 days. They displayed an example of freedom, by not having to deal with sample clearance difficulties and operating without a label. They sampled live jam sessions recorded with LA-based musicians. The indie project is a 17-track album featuring Snoop Dogg, David Byrne, Estelle, 2 Chainz, Little Dragon, Roc Marciano, Justin Hawkins, Usher and Damon Albarn.
Visit the De La Soul’s website to stream the full album here.