"At the end of the day, those 11,000 people...they saved our lives" - Dave
In case you hadn't heard yet, as a direct result of the support of all of you, we've hit some pretty impressive milestones for a fully-independent release:
- #1 Rap... Read more
A long, arduous process
The guys have been locked in a room all day, signing stuff. I think Mase wants to hurt me at this point.
We're getting there! Working out the... Read more
More Shipping Updates
US Vinyl was sent!
US T-Shirt and Vinyl packs have shipped!
This means that all US-based, non-signed items are in the mail, so please keep an eye out!
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If you are having issues, please follow the steps below:
1. Try to download from a computer using Google Chrome (preferred) or Mozilla Firefox. We're hearing a lot of issues... Read more
I've confirmed that links have finally started being sent! Codes will be sent in batches, and can take a few hours to complete. When you receive your... Read more
Download Links: PLEASE READ!
Backer links & codes are being emailed, today, to the email address you registered with Kickstarter. The address is coming from email@example.com; please make sure you check your spam folders.... Read more
USB & T-Shirts
Shipping out today:
The team has all US-based shirts ready to go!
Along with US-based thumb drives!
International shipping is being worked out, so please continue to be patient... Read more
Our small (but dedicated) team is currently packing, labeling, and shipping all of the rewards, so hang tight! We're not staffed like Amazon, but have to deliver packages... Read more
Survey & Shirt Clarification
My apologies for the confusion in my last post; I've received hundreds of messages that I wanted to address in another post. Below are answers to the bulk of the... Read more
Fill our your surveys ASAP!
There are still over 300 backers who have not filled out the survey. If you haven't done so, please make sure to complete it to receive your reward.... Read more
Property of Spitkicker
This is just a little taste of the many joints to come... #hiphopreturns #delasoul #spitkicker #rocmarciano #atan
AOI Records Presents...
The time is approaching quickly! Thank you again to all the backers of the campaign who helped make this album a reality. Check out the track listing below:
25 Year Anniversary of De La Soul Is Dead
You’ve helped us reach another milestone. Today, 5/13/2016, (Friday the 13th) marks the 25th anniversary of the “De La Soul Is Dead” album. This album was released May... Read more
Album Release Date
As our September delivery date has long come and gone, we'd like to address the delay, the plan moving forward and the expected release date of our album.
Releasing a... Read more
Clarification on the NYC Listening Party
Hi everyone, my name is Howard and I'm helping with the campaign. I realized the last update was a bit confusing. The NY Listening Party is ONLYfor backers of... Read more
Here's a little progress update for you all:
- We have received our final pre-production samples of the USB drives, and they look great! Now, we can begin the process of... Read more
Hi My Name Is
The checklist is shrinking and we're finally getting a glimpse of the finish line. It's obvious that we won't make our targeted September due date, but you can't... Read more
I Am, I Be...
Hello Fellow Humans,
Well... we're working hard to get this album sounding right for your vents to receive. Please accept our apologies for the delay in updates.
Great news!! We've... Read more
What’s up y’all. The journey we’ve been on to complete this album has been absolutely amazing. We’re in the home stretch of completing the recording portion, that’s laying down vocals,... Read more
THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!
Thank you so much to all of you for rewarding us with your time and help!! We have not only become the second most funded music project on Kickstarter, but... Read more
Less than 24 hours to go!!!
Hey everyone!! You only have until NOON Eastern tomorrow to confirm your contribution!! Please go check out the cool rewards that are left and, if you haven't already done so,... Read more
Dinner with De La, An MPC from DJ Maseo, and 100 Joe Buckingham Prints
Hey everybody! We have less than 48 hours left to go before our Kickstarter wraps up. We can't believe this amazing journey is coming to an end. We are blown... Read more
A3C FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DE LA SOUL DAY AND WILL MATCH ALL PLEDGES FROM NOW UNTIL MAY 2ND!!
Hey everybody! We have exciting news! To celebrate the debut of "And The Anonymous Nobody," The A3C Festival in Atlanta is announcing a special event at this year's festival. The... Read more
ORIGINAL PAINTING BY JOE BUCKINGHAM
Hey everybody! This has been a very exciting couple of days. In addition to reaching the 10,000 backers mark, we also just found out that we are the second most... Read more
ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTIBLE JACKET MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR POS
Hey everybody!! Pos got so excited when we crossed the 10,000 backers mark that in addition to sharing some new music from the album (did everyone hear that?!), he spontaneously... Read more
We did it!! 10,000 Backers!! And it's all because of you. We can't believe we're here. 10,000 of you have joined us on this journey! We're in the best company... Read more
NEW REWARD!!! DJ MASEO WILL SPIN AT A PRIVATE EVENT FOR YOU!!
Hey everybody! We're announcing a very special reward today from our very own DJ Maseo Plug 3rd. If you've ever wanted Maseo to spin at a special event for you,... Read more
Let's get to the magic number! 10,000 backers!!
Hey everybody! We have a couple more days in the studio and we're having a blast!! We can't believe there's only a week left in our Kickstarter campaign. The journey's... Read more
Over 9000 backers!! We're almost at the finish line now!
Peace from the studio everyone. It's been an amazing couple of weeks and we hope you enjoyed the new music we put out. We have a couple of days left... Read more
What's up y'all! While busy at work, we also like to play. This song is not from the new album, but it is an indication of the good music to... Read more
NEW REWARD! DJ Pack for our all the DJs out there!
Peace to all the DJs out there! Our DJ Maseo suggested we do something special just for you! So here it is, the proper De La setup! We're headed into... Read more
Wrapping up our second week in the studio!!
Wassup everybody, studio has been a blast!! It's been so productive that we've decided to stay another week! Sounds have become ideas and songs have been birthed with name and... Read more
7500 Backers!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!
7500 backers!! We're simply blown away but the love and support we have received from you over the past couple of weeks. We reached a phenomenal number this weekend. This... Read more
Take a peek at our brand new De LA T-shirt!
TGIF. Hi everyone! We've been busy recording at the studio all week, stuff sounds great!! Thank you to all backers and to those who selected a T-shirt... I'm sure you... Read more
NEW REWARD!! Listening Party in Los Angeles for 200 De La Fans with Meet and Greet
It's a sunny day in Atlanta, and we're so thrilled to be here in the studio.
We'd like to introduce a brand new reward for you today. We're... Read more
Hey from the studio in Atlanta!! Ready for a taste?!
Live from Atlanta it's the others from a brother planet!! Yup, that's right - we are recording our new album "And the Anonymous Nobody" at this very moment. For the... Read more
De La USB
Hey, what's up y'all. Our De La USB images have arrived!! Check them out!! Each USB drive will have a high quality lossless file version of the album as well... Read more
5000 backers!! Thank you everyone!!!
Wow!!! You guys have really come through! More than 5000 backers strong!! We couldn't do it without you!! Thank you everyone for bringing us to this stage. We'll have some... Read more
NEW REWARD!! Listening Party for 200 De La Fans with Meet and Greet
We're so excited for all your continued love and support. It is truly overwhelming. Now, we'd like to introduce a brand new reward for YOU. We're offering 200... Read more
We Love Y'all!!!
Hey everybody, congrats, we did it!!! We reached our goal!!! And it's all because of YOU! It’s time for celebration, yet continued work. Music is coming along nicely, we can’t... Read more
Transmitting live from Mars; Hey everybody! We would like to thank you all for the overwhelming love and support we’ve received, what an amazing start!
Today we want to share... Read more