Audio and track listing coming soon. Will also include cuts off From The Vaults Vol. 1 as bonus tracks, that haven’t been previously released in physical form (digi only).
Meant to throw this one up yesterday. Guess #throwbackThursday became #flashbackFriday. From the album Barliament Drunkadelic (2007).
The latest release from MoFunk Records is here – Diamond Ortiz brings you “Zooted.” Official release date is Tuesday, June 10th. Order today and you might get it before then!
I just love doing “cynical” LA songs. LA is my home, and home wouldn’t be home without having something of a love-hate relationship with it (the love winning out in the end, of course). Also, it’s a bit of a tribute to my favorite old school rapper, Slick Rick.
From “The Hedonistic Mixtape” (2011).
Diamond Ortiz from the Bay brings you a brand new bounce on MoFunk Records. 7″ vinyl and digital download coming soon. “I’m feelin’ zooted, batteries included….” Super freaky and extra geeky, this New Skool Party Funk is a feel good dancefloor jam from the mind of J. Diamond-Ortiz. This track’s bass, synths, clean guitars, banging drums, and crisp vocoder will get you feeling Zooted too.
Here’s a new interview I did for Taiwan-based website Westside Love. Speaking on a few of my favorite subjects: The state of the funk and its ties to g-funk music. Have a look below: