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Digable Planets

Digable Planets
Formed: 1991 in Brooklyn, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: Butterfly, Ladybug Mecca, Doodlebug
Biography: Though they were not the first to synthesize jazz and hip-hop, Digable Planets epitomized the laid-back charm of jazz hipsters better than any group before or since. The trio's 1993 debut album, Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space), was a mellow ride packed with samples from Art Blakey, Sonny ...Read full biography
Reachin' (A New Refutation Of Time & Space)
Released: 1993
Label: EMI
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Landing in 1993, Digable Planets' Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space), settled in on the consciousness of a large cross section of listeners ranging from alt-rockers, metal freaks, and headz ...Read full review
Blowout Comb
Released: 1994
Label: EMI
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Media darlings after the commercial success of their debut, Digable Planets attempted to prove their artistic merit with this second album, and succeeded wildly. A worthy, underrated successor, Blowout ...Read full review
More Digable Planets albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (3), Singles & EPs (7)