Tommy Boy Tuesday: Digital Underground - "Doowutchyalike"

Released 34 years ago, “Doowutchyalike” by Digital Underground, was the lead single from their debut album ‘Sex Packets’. The song’s catchy production, driven by a funky bassline and cleverly sampled tracks, helped it become a hit. The lyrics promote individuality, encouraging listeners to embrace their own unique style and do whatever they like without worrying about societal norms. The song’s humorous and lighthearted approach, coupled with its controversial and explicit content, solidified Digital Underground’s presence in the hip-hop scene.

With its catchy chorus and infectious groove, “Doowutchyalike” remains one of Digital Underground’s most popular songs. The accompanying music video, featuring the group in various comedic scenarios, added to its charm. The track’s memorable melody and positive message of self-expression continue to resonate with fans, highlighting Digital Underground’s significant contribution to hip-hop.

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