De La Soul’s Maseo and Posdnuos appeared in the latest episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The two surviving members of the group sat down with Fallon to discuss the long-awaited arrival of his discography on streaming platforms, as well as the tragic passing of Trugoy the Dove. They also performed “Stakes Is High” with The Roots. Watch it happen below.
Posdnuos and Maseo reminisced about their early days together, and Questlove shared how De La Soul’s dynamic influenced the development of The Roots. Maseo led the audience with a shout of “Thank you, Dave” at the end of his interview, and the musicians concluded their performance with another nod to his late colleague.
Read “De La Soul is finally streaming, but at what cost?” and “Remembering De La Soul’s Trugoy the Dove with 6 Essential Tracks” on the Pitch.