In this time of microwave fads, doing any one thing for 20 years is rare. This is amplified in this thing called the music business, but that is precisely why we are here. Underground Detroit hip hop legends, and childhood friends & collaborators of storied producer J Dilla, Frank N Dank are in full celebration mode. It starts now, with the release of the official lyric video for “Filter” featuring Affion Crockett; a soulful banger produced by King Michael Coy, and thats just the beginning. […]
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Get 50% off the Yaadcore “No Fenke Fenke” t-shirt when you bundle it with the 7″ vinyl single. Available now in the Delicious Vinyl Island online shop.
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 […]
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.
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 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, 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 […]
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: 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” […]
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 […]