Redman has paid homage to De La Soul. The rapper gave the group their flowers throughout their current “D.A.I.S.Y. Expertise” occasion in New York. The occasion celebrated Del La Soul’s music arriving on streaming services. It was attended by many names in hip-hop, resembling Queen Latifah, Common, and Busta Rhymes. Consisting of tributes concerning the group’s cultural affect, the occasion additionally celebrated the lifetime of Trugoy The Dove, who handed away in February.
Paying his respects to the group, Redman mentioned: “Ay Redman within the constructing, shout out to De La Soul, shout out to my brother Dave Trugoy we gonna miss you my brother relaxation in energy.” He continued: “Now if you happen to by no means been to a De La Soul present you carried out missed out. Now there’s one a part of the present that they know I like it’s the tune that they did with MF Doom ‘Rock Co.Kaine Circulate,’ and after they do this set I lose my fucking thoughts. As a result of Dave he be like, ‘yet one more time put your motherfuckin’ arms up!’ and so they simply freeze.”
Redman’s Tribute To De La Soul
Trugoy The Dove, often known as Dave, passed away at the age of 54 on February twelfth, earlier this 12 months. Though no reason for dying was given, Dave had been having some well being points. He additionally revealed that he had been recognized with congestive coronary heart failure a couple of years previous to his dying. Talking on the De La Soul Instagram account, the group’s Posdnuos wrote: “We want to say thanks Dave for being a giant brother. Thanks for being a buddy, and for the clever phrases positioned in your verses.” He added: “Thanks for the music you produced that’s liked by so many and for by no means desirous to compromise the standard of our model.”
Posdnuos and Maseo each additionally paid their respects to their late group member on the “D.A.I.S.Y. Expertise” occasion. Maseo mentioned: “I normally have lots of phrases to say, however I’m perplexed, yo. My feelings are very displaced. My man is gone, however I admire all of y’all all these years for assist.”