It's been a long time. De La Soul haven't released a record since The Grind Date in 2004. Their latest single is a Wu-Tang style throwback, as is made explicit in the song's title. It uses the same sample as the intro to disc two of Wu-Tang Forever, as Posdnous explained in a recent Rolling Stone:
"I stumbled on the original sample while crate digging one day, took it straight to the lab and added drums. The feel is definitely gritty, hard and sounds like a Wu record, so out of inspirational respect, we included featuring 'The Spirit of the Wu' in the song title."
Listen to the song below:
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