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De La Soul's Trugoy the Dove Has Died at 54

De La Soul's Trugoy the Dove Has Died at 54

Trugoy the Dove has sadly passed away at the young age of 54.

The news of the founding member of De La Soul‘s death was revealed by The Grio.

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Born David Jolicoeur, no cause of death has been released at this time.

However, he was absent from the Grammy hip-hop tribute performance that featured De La Soul groupmate Posdnuos, as well as some other notable names.

The news of Trugoy‘s passing also comes just ahead of the group music having their premiere on Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services.

The group had been in a lengthy legal battle over publishing rights, which kept their music off streaming services.

De La Soul was founded in the 1980s with Trugoy, Posdnuos, and Vincent Mason, aka DJ Maseo, and they have released eight albums, which started in 1989 with 3 Feet High and Rising.

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