Remembering David Jolicoeur, aka Trugoy of De La Soul

Remembering David Jolicoeur, aka Trugoy of De La Soul

On this week’s episode of Edge of Sports, we speak to Dave Ashton about the legacy of a hip-hop legend. 


On this week’s episode of Edge of Sports, we speak to the program manager for KGNU Community Radio and founder of the decades strong hip-hop group Council of Word Dave Ashton about the legacy of David Jolicoeur, aka Trugoy the Dove, who passed away last week, and his groundbreaking hip-hop group De La Soul.

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