De La Soul is using Kickstarter to make their first album in 11 years

It’s weirdly humbling to see De La Soul — that is, Posdnous, Dave, and Maseo — explain in the simplest terms who they are in a Kickstarter description. The hip-hop trio is legendary, even if they never found the same commercial success as their contemporaries. (Worst-case, you know them for their Grammy Award-winning work on the Gorillaz track, “Feel Good, inc.,” but seriously, drop everything and listen to their back catalog.)

— De La Soul (@WeAreDeLaSoul) March 30, 2015

“For the first time, we’re going to sample ourselves.”

It’s been 11 years since the group has released a studio record (mixtapes…

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