De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising 12 inch
3 Feet High and Rising is the debut album from the American hip hop trio De La Soul, which was released in 1989. The album marked the first of three full-length collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties. It is consistently placed on 'greatest albums' lists by noted music critics and publications. Robert Christgau called the record "unlike any rap album you or anybody else has ever heard." In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source Magazine's 100 Best Rap Albums.