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A Night of Hip Hop Elegance: Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising

On Saturday, March 23rd, Miami’s cultural elites and renowned figures from the music industry gathered at the Art of Hip Hop for a night of nostalgia and celebration. The occasion? Commemorating 35 years of De La Soul’s iconic album “3 Feet High and Rising,” which is set to be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Hosted by Monkey Shoulder, the evening was a fusion of music, art, and culinary excellence.

An Exclusive Evening with DJ Maseo & Prince Paul

The ambiance was electric as DJ Maseo and Prince Paul from De La Soul graced the event with their presence, sharing anecdotes and insights into the making of the groundbreaking album. The Art of Hip Hop, curated by Allison Freidin and Alan Ket, provided the perfect backdrop for this intimate gathering of music aficionados and industry insiders.

Culinary Delights and Craft Cocktails by Monkey Shoulder

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

A highlight of the evening was the delectable four-course meal crafted by Celebrity Chef Amaris Jones, paired with exquisite craft cocktails curated by Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador Anna Mains. The fusion of flavors and artistic presentation elevated the dining experience, mirroring the innovation and creativity that define De La Soul’s musical legacy.

Among the notable attendees were luminaries such as Ted Lucas, CEO of Slip-N-Slide Records; Jill Strada, Music Industry Executive; Matt Growney, Fashion Executive & Creative; Lenny Rodrigues, Owner of Over Under Miami; Big Teach, Owner of the World Famous House of Mac; DJ Don Shula; and Shea Curtin, Vice President of Global Sports and Entertainment Associate Director at Morgan Stanley, among others.

The evening was a testament to the enduring impact of De La Soul’s music on both the cultural landscape and the hearts of music enthusiasts worldwide. As the group’s timeless melodies filled the air, guests reveled in the magic of hip hop’s evolution and the lasting influence of “3 Feet High and Rising” on generations of music lovers.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

DJ Don Shula & Maseo.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Allison Freidin Speech.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Amaris Jones and Isaiah Smalls.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Prince Paul.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

DJ Maseo.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Allison Freidin, Alan Ket, & Maseo.

Maseo, Chef Amaris Jones and Isaiah Smalls.

Maseo, Chef Amaris Jones and Isaiah Smalls.

Ted Lucas, Big Teach, and Maseo.

Ted Lucas, Big Teach, and Maseo.

Ted Lucas, Jill Strada, Angie Martinez, and Alan Ket.

Ted Lucas, Jill Strada, Angie Martinez, and Alan Ket.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Matthew Growney and Shelley Growney.

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Celebrating 35 Years of De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising

Images: Courtesy of Gnazzo Group.


 

“Hip-Hop isn’t just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can’t just call Hip-Hop a trend!”

“Hip-Hop started out in the heart”

     –Lauryn Hill


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