De La Soul are back with another free track, The People, featuring the legendary Chuck D.
Talk about a blast from the past. Two of the most influential hip hop groups is history have combined for one track. The People, produced by Oh No, sees De La Soul collaborate with Chuck D of Public Enemy in a song that “came from a couple of samples, and the track’s vibe is earnest and has a pressing tone to it” according to De La themselves. Aesthetically, the beat shuffles in Oh No’s trademark off-kilter funk style allowing for Posdnuos, Dave and Chuck to rhyme about a plethora of social topics, “struggles and successes, our weaknesses and strengths and trials and tribulations”.
Stream it below and download it on De La Soul’s website.