First Serve [Explicit]
 
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First Serve [Explicit]

April 2, 2012

$8.99
Song Title Artist
Time
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1
Opening Credits [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
3:37
2
Pushin` Aside, Pushin` Along [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
4:13
3
The Work [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
4:05
4
Small Disasters [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
2:38
5
We Made It [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
4:27
6
We Made It - Interlude [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
0:47
7
Must B the Music [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
4:07
8
Goon TV - Interlude [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
1:20
9
The Book of Life [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
3:59
10
Clash Symphony [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
3:23
11
Pop Life [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
5:15
12
Tennis [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
4:13
13
The Top Chefs [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
2:58
14
Backstage - Interlude [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
1:30
15
Move `Em In, Move `Em Out [Explicit] De La Soul's Plug 1 and Plug 2
5:06
16
Ending Credits [Explicit] First Serve
3:08


Product Details

  • Original Release Date: April 2, 2012
  • Label: Jesgrew Records. Released under exclusive license to Duck Down Music & [PIAS] Recordings.
  • Copyright: Jesgrew Records. Released under exclusive license to Duck Down Music & [PIAS] Recordings. [PIAS] Recordings is a label of the [PIAS] Entertainment Group.
  • Total Length: 54:46
  • Genres:
  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • ASIN: B007R7Z51S
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,044 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Didn't fail to Disappoint June 9, 2012
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
Online reviews are interesting, gone are the days of word of mouth, street buzz and radio play. Hip Hop music has taken such a drastic turn and has become commercialized and synthetic, that majority of the hip hop music you hear nowadays is mundane. This De La Soul album is a breath of fresh air, and after 20 years in the game they are still plugging away as plug one and plug two. De La Soul is timeless and their production and lyrical skills remain true to the De La Soul spirit. This album is not about hearing plug three, because Mase is on the album, he is under a different moniker, which is what De La Soul is all about. SO if you are a true De La fan, reading any of these reviews should not influence you to buy this album. If you have always appreciated their innovative style and enjoyed their music over the years then this is a must buy. There are some artists that you buy without even listening to the album first and De La Soul is one of those groups. They are like old friends that you haven't seen in awhile and its good to catch up. So if you are tired of doing the "stanky leg" or trying to teach someone how to "dougie", I would suggest turning your attention to real hip hop. Those groups don't even exist anymore and they are young enough to be the children of De la Soul. If you get my drift. Longevity people, that is the true essence of hip hop. Peace
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars On time - great price: Still got it May 21, 2012
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Love De La. The chemistry is a little different, but certainly didn't disappoint. Without Plug 3, there is a void that is compensated for by an interesting "story line" (like Prince Paul - Prince among thieves". I'd would buy another 2/3 De La album, however, I would prefer if it were all of'em.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars about time the rating increased May 18, 2012
Format:MP3 Music
Great concept album by the great De La Soul. Though I am confused because I thought it was a solo album but that is De La for ya... always paving their own way. Dave is hilarious, it has been awhile since I enjoyed the skits on an album so much. Actually the last great skit album (to me) was Prince Paul's "Prince Among Thieves," which the skits on the two albums seem eerily similar. One thing I hate about MP3's are the absence of production and writing credits. I already know who wrote but I wonder who produced the tracks? Bravo De La Soul, very refreshing
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good January 27, 2013
By Giraffe
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
It's a good album, not on par with classic De La Soul- I miss all 3 guys and the good ol days. I realize times change but 3 Feet High and Rising and Buhloone Mind State are classics.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Track 11 is the best January 1, 2013
Format:Audio CD
Too much talking at the beginnings and ends of songs. "Pop Life" is the best song on the album. Where's Plug 3?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The rare hip-hop album with sentiment and charm October 19, 2012
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It's not often that a hip-hop album can be charming and touching while not being corny. "First Serve" accomplishes it with a simple narrative of the rise, breakup and reunion of a hip-hop outfit, played by De La Soul's Pos and Dave. No single song is a barnburner -- it's even hard to imagine a single coming from it -- but that's not really the point. The story is not exactly sophisticated or suspenseful, but they're not trying to be Dickens. Instead, the album portrays a great friendship among two engaging personalities through a simple story arc that is perfectly underlined by vibrant, tuneful production. By the end of the album I get chills every time. Granted, that might be partially because I'm a lifelong De La fan -- but apart from that, I think this album does something quite rare and special.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great album by two cool nu rappers October 11, 2013
By Hil
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All I gotta say is We Made It!!!!!! De La thanks for putting these this group out. The r dope. Lol
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Album May 30, 2013
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Man this is a classic, great flow, the whole thing is story just sit back blow a fat one close your eyes and its like watching a movie. That detailed.
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