World Cafe Playlist for 08/04/2023

De La Soul joins host Stephen Kallao

De La Soul are hip hop legends, and after years of waiting, their music is finally available on streaming services everywhere. On the World Cafe, De La Soul’s Maseo and Posdnuos join us to look back on their remarkable career, including 1989’s seminal album, 3 Feet High and Rising. Plus, they’ll remember their bandmate, Trugoy, who passed away earlier this year.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Kool & The Gang “Hollywood Swinging” Wild and Peaceful
De La Soul “The Magic Number” Three Feet High and Rising
De La Soul “Stakes Is High” Stakes Is High
De La Soul “Stakes Is High” Stakes Is High
De La Soul “Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)” De La Soul is Dead
De La Soul “Itzsoweezee (Hot)” Stakes Is High
The Roots “The Seed 2.0” Phrenology
Statsasonic “Talking All That Jazz” In Full Gear
Gorillaz feat. De La Soul “Feel Good Inc.” Demon Days
De La Soul “Me, Myself and I” Three Feet High and Rising
Teenage Fanclub and De La Soul “Fallin'” Judgement Night OST
Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey” Licensed To Ill
A Tribe Called Quest “Can I Kick It?” People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm
Beastie Boys “Shake Your Rump” Paul’s Boutique
Lizzo “Juice” Cuz I Love You

Hour Two
Billy Idol “Eyes Without A Face” Rebel Yell
Girl Scout “Boy In Blue” Granny Music EP
Josh Ritter “For Your Soul” Spectral Lines
Robert Finley “What Goes Around (Comes Around)” Black Bayou
Lenny Kravitz “Are You Gonna Go My Way?” Are You Gonna Go My Way?
Steve Miller Band “Fly Like An Eagle” WC Recording
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell “Love Has Come for You” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
St. Vincent “Los Ageless” World Cafe January 2018
Blur “The Narcissist” The Ballad of Darren
Phish “Julius” Hoist
Bully “Lose You (ft. Soccer Mommy)” Lucky for You
Daddy Issues “I’m Not” WC Recording
Kasabian “Algorithms” Algorithms
Everything But the Girl “Nothing Left to Lose” Fuse
Genesis Owusu “Leaving the Light” STRUGGLER
B-52’s “Rock Lobster” B-52’s