BY JAMIE ROBASH
Beloved legacy hip hop trio Digable Planets burst onto the ‘90s Brooklyn scene by indelibly fusing the coolness of jazz with the soulfulness of R&B, thus becoming innovators of the modern hip hop style that many today take for granted. Their ‘93 debut Reachin’ spawned the indelible hit “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)” and earned them a Grammy. 1994’s now classic Blowout Comb followed, but its themes of murder and the crack epidemic failed to produce a radio-friendly hit, resulting in the Planets’ eventual dissolution. Digable Planets realigned last year for a much-lauded appearance at Pitchfork Music Fest, thus paving the way for this more intimate Metro appearance.