De La Soul's Timeless Video For 'Memory Of...(Us)' Features Estelle as a Runaway Bride
    • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 08, 2016

    • Posted by: Mandi Dudek



    Though De La Soul's and the Anonymous Nobody... may be the trio's first album in 12 years, it's obvious they spent the hiatus coming up with a comeback as if they never left. Earlier this week, it was announced that Anonymous Nobody is Grammy-nominated for "Best Rap Album." De La Soul performed at both the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year and the BET Celebration at the White House for President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and friends back in October. And today, they've released a music video for "Memory Of...(Us)" featuring cameos from Pete Rock and Estelle.

    Pete Rock is shown sitting in a cozy library hosting a television series like something you'd see in the 60s. Rock introduces the series as a bride-to-be, played by Estelle, who has "a moment of reflection just prior to delivering her vows." The cheesy camera angles and uncomfortable reciting of words as if Rock is reading from flash cards gives you a real Mister Rogers Neighborhood vibe.

    A marriage almost gets derailed as Estelle's memory and reality clash while getting ready for her wedding. As she's about to walk down the aisle to her future hubby, she detours to take a joyride in a convertible around the countryside. The track features Rock's incomparable production of a heavy bass, romantic horns, and samples from 70s soul cuts with Estelle's dreamy crooning and De La's timeless vocals.

    De La Soul's revival this past year is making us hope they never leave again.
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