JUS RIFFIN'

Episode 29 - a conversation with Michael Ross

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Episode 29 of the @JusRiffin show featuring Michael Ross is set to be an exciting installment, given Ross’s significant contributions to the music industry as the co-founder of @DeliciousVinyl. Delicious Vinyl is an iconic record label that has played a pivotal role in the development and success of hip-hop and dance music since its inception in the late 1980s.

Michael Ross @mikefloss, alongside Matt Dike, founded Delicious Vinyl in 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The label quickly made a name for itself with a string of hits from artists like Tone Loc @RapperToneLoc, Young MC @officialyoungmc, and the Pharcyde @thepharcyde, among others. Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina,” as well as Young MC’s “Bust a Move,” are just a few of the groundbreaking tracks that catapulted Delicious Vinyl into the spotlight. These songs not only dominated the charts but also helped to bring hip-hop music into the mainstream.

The label is also known for its innovative approach to music production and distribution, including early experimentation with remixes and cross-genre collaborations. This approach not only expanded the label’s appeal across different music audiences but also showcased its ability to adapt and thrive in the ever-changing music industry landscape.

Having Michael Ross on Jus Riffin is a fantastic opportunity to dive deep into the history of Delicious Vinyl, the evolution of hip-hop and dance music, and the challenges and triumphs of running an independent record label. It will be intriguing to hear Ross’s perspective on the current state of the music industry, the role of technology in music production and distribution, and his insights into future trends.

Listeners can look forward to hearing stories behind some of the label’s biggest hits, the process of discovering and nurturing talent, and Ross’s personal journey in the music industry. This conversation will surely offer valuable lessons and inspiration for anyone interested in music production, the history of hip-hop, and the dynamics of the music business. The episode with Michael Ross promises to be a rich exploration of music’s past, present, and future, emphasizing the influential role Delicious Vinyl has played in shaping the music landscape.

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Jus Riffin Episode 29 Flyer with Michael Ross, Co-Founder of Delicious Vinyl, discussing the evolution of hip-hop and the music industry.