De La Soul discography

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This article is a detailed listing of releases by the hip hop group De La Soul. They have one platinum and two gold records, and one Grammy Award. The group have sold over 5 million albums in the US.

De La Soul discography

Trugoy (left) and Posdnuos (right)
Releases
Studio albums 7
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 4
EPs 2
Singles 26

Studio albums[edit]

Year Information Chart positions Certifications[1]
(sales thresholds)[2]
US US R&B UK
[3][4]
1989 3 Feet High and Rising
  • Released: March 3, 1989
24 1 13
  • Platinum (US)
  • Platinum (UK)
1991 De La Soul Is Dead
  • Released: May 13, 1991
26 24 7
  • Gold (US)
1993 Buhloone Mindstate
  • Released: September 21, 1993
40 9 37 258,940 copies sold
1996 Stakes Is High
  • Released: July 2, 1996
13 4 42 323,800 copies sold
2000 Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
  • Released: August 8, 2000
9 3 22 437,392 copies sold
2001 AOI: Bionix
  • Released: December 4, 2001
136 31 162 132,834 copies sold
2004 The Grind Date
  • Released: October 5, 2004
87 17 181 93,637 copies sold
2014 You're Welcome
  • Released: TBA 2014
TBR TBR TBR

Live albums[edit]

Year Information Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US US R&B UK
[3]
2004 Live at Tramps, NYC, 1996
  • Released: May 15, 2004
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Information Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US US R&B UK[3]
2003 Timeless: The Singles Collection
  • Released: May 27, 2003
The Best of De La Soul
  • Released: June 9, 2003
17
  • Gold (UK)
2004 De La Mix Tape: Remixes, Rarities and Classics
  • Released: June 8, 2004
2006 The Impossible: Mission TV Series - Pt. 1
  • Released: October 24, 2006
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Mixtapes[edit]

Year Mixtape details
2006 Hip-Hop Mixtape
  • Released: October 2006 (free in Mixmag)
2009 Are You In?: Nike+ Original Run
  • Released: 28 April 2009
  • Label: Nike, Inc.
  • Formats: Digital download
2014 Smell the Da.I.S.Y.
  • Released: 26 March 2014
  • Formats: Digital download

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US R&B US Rap US Club Play UK
[3][4]
1988 "Potholes in My Lawn" - - 22 - - 3 Feet High and Rising
"Plug Tunin'" - - - - -
1989 "Buddy" / "Ghetto Thang" - 18 - - -
"Eye Know" - - - - 14
"Me Myself and I" 34 1 1 1 22
"Say No Go" - 32 11 3 18
1990 "The Magic Number" / "Buddy" - 18 2 27 7
1991 "A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"" - 43 - 6 22 De La Soul Is Dead
"Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)" - 22 3 16 10
"Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa" / "Keepin' the Faith" - - - - 50
1993 "Breakadawn" 76 30 16 - 39 Buhloone Mindstate
1994 "Ego Trippin' (Part Two)" - 74 39 - -
1996 "Stakes Is High" - 53 19 - 55 Stakes Is High
"Itzsoweezee (HOT)" 113 60 17 - -
"The Bizness" (Featuring Common) 101 - 19 - -
1997 "4 More" (featuring Zhane) - - - - 52
2000 "Oooh." (featuring Redman) 125 44 14 - 29 Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
"All Good?" (featuring Chaka Khan) 96 41 6 17 33
"Thru Ya City" - - - - 90
2002 "Baby Phat" (featuring Yummy Bingham) - 81 - - 55 AOI: Bionix
2003 "Shoomp" / "Much More" - - - - 85 The Grind Date
2004 "Shopping Bags (She Got from You)" - - - - 80
"Rock Co.Kane Flow" (featuring MF Doom) - - - - 167

As featured performer[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US R&B US Rap US Club Play UK
[3]
1990 "Mama Gave Birth to the Soul Children" (with Queen Latifah) - - - 28 14 All Hail the Queen
1994 "Fallin'" (with Teenage Fanclub) - - - - 59 Judgment Night (soundtrack)
2002 "Say "I Gotta Believe!"" (featuring Double) - - - - - PaRappa the Rapper 2 (Original Soundtrack)
2005 "Feel Good Inc." (Gorillaz featuring De La Soul) 14 54 - 1 2 Demon Days
2009 "Thou Shalt Always Kill (De La Edit)" (dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip featuring Pos Plug Won) - - - - - Non-album track
2010 "Superfast Jellyfish" (Gorillaz featuring Gruff Rhys and De La Soul) - - - - - Plastic Beach

Music videos[edit]

Year Title[6]
1989 "Me Myself and I"
"Eye Know"
"Say No Go"
"Potholes in My Lawn"
"Buddy (Native Tongue Decision)"
1990 "The Magic Number"
1991 "A Roller Skating Jam Named 'Saturdays'"
"Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)"
1993 "Breakadawn"
"Ego Trippin' (Part Two)"
1996 "Stakes Is High"
"Itzsoweezee (HOT)"
2000 "Oooh"
"All Good?"
2001 "Baby Phat"
2004 "Shopping Bags (She Got from You)"

Guest appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riaa.com
  2. ^ http://cc.bingj.com/cache.aspx?q=De+La+Soul+SOUNDSCAN&d=4660370536989337&mkt=en-US&setlang=en-US&w=4bd838c8,1efcb241BG Boards: De La Soul - Soundscan
  3. ^ a b c d e Roberts, David (2006-06-02). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 144. ISBN 978-1-904994-10-7. 
  4. ^ a b "UK Chartlog – 1994–2010 Asher D – Dyverse". zobbel.de. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Premium Soul on the Rocks http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/the-juice/5908364/de-la-soul-gives-away-entire-catalog-for-free
  6. ^ Artist Videography (through 2011). MVDBase. Accessed October 22, 2011.