3 Feet High and Rising

De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1989 Ratings: #12 / 128
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Based on 102 ratings
1989 Ratings: #4
March 3, 1989 / Release Date
LP / Format
Tommy Boy / Warner Bros. / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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mz
NR
I'm Stuck In The Ground Guys I Can't Breathe.
Doofy
73
I much prefer the jazzy/spliffed music to the rapping delivery which is very old school (expected) and not very charismatic (unexpected).
CheapandLethal
85
Great
95
A hip-hop classic through-and-though; De La Soul's debut record was a breath of positivity and happiness during hip-hop's most rebellious and dark phases. Whilst they aren't the most technical performers, they just ooze personality with every line they deliver. The production throughout from Prince Paul is fantastic even almost 30 years later; fantastic sampling and beat construction. Whilst there are a couple moments that are a little dry and a few questionable skits, this is an essential ... read more
BradTasteMusic
NR
another reminder to listen
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. The Magic Number
  3. Change in Speak
  4. Cool Breeze on the Rocks
  5. Can U Keep a Secret
  6. Jenifa Taught Me (Derwin's Revenge)
  7. Ghetto Thang
  8. Transmitting Live from Mars
  9. Eye Know
  10. Take It Off
  11. A Little Bit of Soap
  12. Tread Water
  13. Potholes in My Lawn
  14. Say No Go
  15. Do as De La Does
  16. Plug Tunin' (Last Chance to Comprehend)
  17. De La Orgee
  18. Buddy (featuring Jungle Brothers and Q-Tip)
  19. Description
  20. Me Myself and I
  21. This Is a Recording 4 Living in a Fulltime Era (L.I.F.E.)  
  22. I Can Do Anything (Delacratic)
  23. D.A.I.S.Y. Age
  24. Plug Tunin'
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