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De La Soul: Soul Deep High and Rising

Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 1 April 1989

They're Public Enemy's favourite band and their debut LP 3 Feet High And Rising is the world's first psychedelic Rap album mixing Day-Glo, Disney, dance and delirium: DE LA SOUL guide PAOLO HEWITT through their magic, mushrooming maze of influence. 

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