De La Soul Honor Trugoy, Chat and Perform With the Roots on Fallon: Watch
De La Soul’s Maseo and Posdnuos appeared on the latest episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The two surviving members of the group sat down with Fallon to talk about the long-awaited arrival of their discography to 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, with Questlove sharing how De La Soul’s dynamic influenced the development of the Roots. Maseo led the audience in a “Thank you, Dave” cheer at the end of their interview, and the musicians concluded their performance with another nod to their 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.