Thrursday Throwback is a guest column written by Djibril Ndiaye. He can be reached on Twitter @reachbril

What’s going on Young World? One day closer to Friday & the weekend, and I’m here to give you your Thursday Throwback of the Week. Each week, I will take you down memory lane, giving you classic music from your favorite artists. This week, I decided to dedicate this week’s THROWBACK THURSDAY to the Sol-Fusion Family &  ONE MusicFest (don’t forget the ONE MUSIC FESTIVAL is Saturday August 27th so get your tickets ASAP) to a couple of last year’s first ONE MUSIC FESTIVAL artist: GOAPELE and DE LA SOUL

GOAPELE (Goapele Mohlabane) which means to move forward in Setswana is originally from Oakland, CA. Today’s THURSDAY THROWBACK comes of from her 2001 debut album Closer; here is the first single Closer (The original video before she got the deal for you newcomers)

DE LA SOUL is the hip hop trio Kelvin Mercer (Posdnuos), David Jude Jolicoeur (Trugoy the Dove) and Vincent Mason (Maseo) from Long Island, NY have been hip hop veterans since 1987. The group has toured across the globe, members of the celebrated Native Tongue Posse, and have won a Grammy in 2006 for there collaboration with The Gorillaz “Feel Good Inc”. Here is classic off there 2000 Art Official Intelligence- Mosaic Thump here is All Good Featuring Chaka Khan