De La Soul’s new album And The Anonymous Nobody has been delayed so many times, you’d be forgiven for thinking it might not come out at all. But thankfully, the legendary trio has put the album up for pre-order this morning (May 20), but that’s not the only thing we got.
Similar to the Kickstarter update they used to drop their For Your Pain & Suffering EP earlier this month, a trailer featuring a snippet from the new song “Royalty Capes.” It’s sounding as jazzy and tripped-out as the rest of their discography, which can only mean we’ve got something special coming at the end of the summer.
De La constructed the album from hundreds of hours of live music so they can sample to their hearts content, record labels be damned. Even with $600,000+ in Kickstarter pledges, labels and attorneys can get pretty grabby.
If you aren’t already waiting on your copy, pre-order the long-awaited project here and peep the tracklist below: