July 02, 1996 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, De La Soul releases their 4th album Stakes Is High. Led by the title track, Itzsoweezee and 4 More, De La Soul’s album would peak at 13 on the 2pac 200.
Bro… This album allegedly got De La Soul ran up on at a show by Treach from Naughty By Nature. He felt dissed by a few Pos’ bars and went to see about it. When 2pac is your right-hand man with a previous chip on his shoulder from the Ego Trippin’ video – it all makes for one good a$$ diss via Against All Odds.
Check out the Intro to Stakes is High and how 2pac felt dissed by De La below: