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West Adams Block Party – Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018

08.21.18 / Featured, General

West Adams Block Party – A celebration of music, art and cultural diversity in the city. RSVP Today!!! Delicious Vinyl is teaming up with Dreamhaus LA & embRACE LA to throw their annual community block party at Delicious Pizza on West Adams Sunday, September 2nd 12-9PM. The free, all-ages event, hosted by Sista Dee Barnes (Queens/NY) and DJ QwessCoast (Inglewood/LA), will feature afro-caribbean funk, soul, hip-hop and classic Delicious Vinyl artists. The day will be kicked off with DJ sets by NgaDave (DV Radio/LA), DJ Ethos []

LargeUp Premieres “Remember The Days” from Delicious Vinyl Island’s Jimmy October

08.10.18 / Featured, General

Watch the video premiere at LargeUp. Trinidad’s Jimmy October shares the video for his latest single, “Remember the Days” today, taking listeners on a journey into his New Calypso sound and aesthetic. Bridging vintage Caribbean vibes with R&B and global pop, October tapped into his island’s rich musical history in creating “Remember the Days,” which is available today on all streaming platforms.

Jamaica’s Lila Ike Shares New Single “Second Chance”

07.27.18 / Featured, General

Jamaican vocalist Lila Iké puts a fresh, romantic spin on vintage rub-a-dub reggae with her latest single, “Second Chance,” out now on all streaming platforms. The video for “Second Chance” premiered today via Complex. “Second Chance” is the second collaborative release from reggae star Protoje’s In.Digg.Nation Collective and Delicious Vinyl Island, the new Caribbean music imprint from iconic rap label Delicious Vinyl, and follows last week’s drop of Sevana’s soulful summer bop, “Sometime Love.” “I wanted to highlight a different side of a love situation,” []

Frank Nitt Releases New LP ‘Traveling Salesman’

07.23.18 / Artists, Featured, General

Frank Nitt returns with more heat for Summer 2018 with a new set of bangers, Traveling Salesman. With this new masterpiece, Frank likens the experiences of a world traveling, underground artist to that of a door-to-door salesman. Nitt chronicles his view with sharp-witted precise bars, touching every key of the emotional piano. From the struggles of being a legit black man in this world on “Cuz Im Black” (featuring Canadian Idol fly guy Kaleb Simmonds) to the trap inspired love song “Love Trap” (featuring Joz B), []

J-Sw!ft Releases New Solo LP And Single

06.29.18 / Artists, Featured, General

J-Sw!ft, formerly of The Pharcyde, releases his new solo album via Delicious Vinyl & Fathouse Wreckords on Friday, June 29th. The album will be available on every streaming & download service: Spotify, iTunes, YouTube, Pandora, Amazon & etc. Guest rappers on the LP include Aceyalone, Akil of Jurassic 5, Mellow Man Ace, K-Natural, Ras Kass and more. Check out the first single – “Wild Animal” – featuring Akil of Jurassic 5 and K-Natural of Bizarre Ride Live & The Wascals. J-Sw!ft & Akil will be []

From Yardcore to Yaadcore: Delicious Vinyl Launches New Caribbean Imprint Delicious Vinyl Island

04.26.18 / Featured, General

Delicious Vinyl is one of the most successful and identifiable hip-hop labels of all time. With its iconic logo and releases like Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing,” Young MC’s “Bust A Move” and the Pharcyde’s “Passin’ Me By,” the L.A. company helped build the West Coast hip-hop movement in the late ‘80s and 1990s. The long-time home of game-changing beatmaker J Dilla, the label’s hip-hop legacy continues with releases from a new generation of L.A. rappers including Casey Veggies, Dom Kennedy and Dilla’s younger brother, Illa []

Rothstein’s Parlour Returns To Hollywood on April 21

04.12.18 / Artists, Featured, General

Rothstein’s Parlour: A smoker friendly lounge setting with curated screenings of classic ghetto cinema, soulful music, and libations. – Hosted by Frank Nitt Please join us for the screening of the old school hip hop cult classic “Beat Street” in a smoker friendly lounge environment. ALSO, special guest DJ ICE on the 1’s & 2’s from “Pave The Way Show” on Delicious Vinyl / DASH Radio! FREE slice of “Delicious Pizza” with admission. 8pm – 9pm DJ Ice 9pm – 11pm Screening of “Beat Street” []

Matt Dike (1961-2018)

03.13.18 / Featured, General

Matthew Dike, 1961-2018 Matt Dike, co-founder of iconic record label Delicious Vinyl, producer of enduring hits for 1980s hip-hop stars Tone-Loc and Young MC, and driving creative force behind Beastie Boys’ 1989 album Paul’s Boutique, has died. Dike formed record label Delicious Vinyl with co-founder Mike Ross in Los Angeles in 1987. The label’s first releases included 12-inch singles “On Fire/Cheeba Cheeba” by Tone-Loc and “Do This” by Cuba-American rapper Mellow Man Ace. Within 18 months of forming the label, Delicious Vinyl released Tone-Loc’s “Wild []

Dilla’s Donuts Coming To Delicious Pizza Sept. 1st – 3rd

08.22.17 / Artists, Featured

Delicious Vinyl presents Dilla’s Donuts L.A. Pop Up Shop. Join us at Delicious Pizza Cafe (6601 Sunset Blvd.) on Sept. 1st & 2nd, and at Delicious Pizza  Mid City (5419 W. Adams) on Sept. 3rd. for donuts, music and more. Dilla’s Delights, the Detroit based doughnut shop launched by Herman Hayes, uncle of the late, great legendary hip-hop producer J Dilla, will be providing an assortment of organic and aptly named donuts for the first time in Los Angeles for your snacking pleasure; McNasty Macaroon, []