De La Soul changed the game with 3 Feet High and Rising proving that hip-hop was more than just rapping about the streets, taking inspiration from pop, soul, disco, and even country music.
A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, Camp Lo and many more were inspired by the jazz-influenced sounds of De La Soul. Check out this playlist of music that was inspired by De La Soul.
Spirit of Eden was a radical departure from Talk Talk's earlier and more accessible albums. Despite its mixed reception, the album's stature grew more favourable in subsequent years, with critics describing Spirit of Eden as an early progenitor of the post-rock genre.
Misplaced Childhood is a concept album loosely based on the childhood of Marillion's lead singer, Fish, who was inspired by a brief incident that occurred while he was under the influence of acid.
Listen to the artists that were buddies with the Grateful Dead during this era including Bob Dylan, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Janis Joplin, Earth Opera and more...