THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
444-De La Soul-A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays.’
1991-Number 22 single.
Best Bit-At 0.18.’All that scratching is making me itch.’
De La Soul were formed in high school in 1987 on Long Island,New York,they are Kelvin ‘Posdnous’ Mercer,David ‘Trugoy’ Jolicoeur and Vincent ‘Maseo’ Mason,they achieved initial success when a demo tape was brought to the attention of producer Prince Paul.
Their first three Albums all produced by Prince Paul are considered classics of the Hip-Hop genre.Their early lyrics focused on striving for peace and harmony,this led to them being labelled ‘Hip-Hop Hippies,’an image they tried to shred on their second Album,’De La Soul Is Dead.’
The band are known also for eclectic sampling and this song contains samples from many different sources,including the 1978 Soul song from The Mighty Ryders called Evil Vibrations.The vocals on the song are provided by American R&B singer Vinia Mojica.
‘Now lets all get baked like Anita.’
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