At the end of the eighties, De La Soul rolled out their new style of "D.A.I.S.Y. Age," which stood for "Da Inner Sound, Y'All." They led the Native Tongues posse -- no gold chains, just samples, skits, jokes and beats, biting everyone from P-Funk to Hall and Oates and Johnny Cash.
Total album sales: 1 million +
Peak chart position: 24