New DIP Dance!
Damn that tater’s got moves.
Meanwhile in Detroit...
Last night was freezing in Detroit. While the city slept, a portal opened and the Detroit Ice Potato stepped through. He visited old haunts. And new haunts. And now he waits. Watching, observing, hoping the temperature stays low, and planning his next move while listening to music on his invisible headphones. ♫ It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you, without a...
DIP Awarded Prestigious "Tubers In Their 20s"...
The Detroit Ice Potato was just named to Crain’s “Tubers in their 20s” list. DIP is coming off a quiet, hard-working winter, laying down tracks for his forthcoming album, “No Rules”, dropping sometime in 2012. Reached in his studio, DIP took a short break from rhymin-all-the-timin to say thanks to his fans for keeping him on top like sour cream. Production...
Jrug Rug & DIP Rap Part Deux
The dynamic twober are back with a frozen squirrel in a frozen world: Jrug Rug & Detroit Ice Potato Frozen Squirrel Mix Tape (with Censorship Duck) from Jerry Paffendorf on Vimeo. Listen to their earlier work here.
Scandal! Detroit Ice Potato Melts At Home During...
It’s been quite a summer for the Detroit Ice Potato. First he missed his performance with Jrug Rug at SXSW. Then he showed up only briefly at the Plymouth microhood before getting snatched and taken who-knows-where. Then, this past weekend, after having been scheduled as the Guest of Honor at the Big Inch Block Party in downtown Detroit, he was accidentally left home alone and melted! ...
Triple Threat Cross-Over: Selleck Waterfall Motor...
In honor of Mary Carter’s new blog, Mary Carter Motor City Bad Ass, here’s the cross-over threat of the century: Motor City Bad Ass meets Detroit Ice Potato meets Selleck Waterfall Sandwich (not affiliated, but we’re fans). Featured sandwich: Ice Potato on 3D bread from the Google Sketchup 3D Warehouse.
Reports of The DIP's Death Have Been Awesomely...
Read the full and shocking report at One More Spoke. According to his wishes he was laid to rest in a simple pine box, his head resting on a canary-yellow pillow. The Ice Potato is survived by an untold number of siblings and is rumored to have fathered several children. His father died in March at a Wendy’s restaurant in Des Moines, while his mother died just days later at a Burger...
Jrug Rug & D.I.P. Looking For An Album Deal At...
Jrug Rug and the Detroit Ice Potato began their relationship early in life, when a 5-year old Jrug Rug told her mom, “Ew! Disgusting! I’m not eating that potato, it’s frozen!” and brought DIP up to her room for safe keeping and hard rapping. Literally a part of the underground Detroit rap scene, the two could be found deep under the city in the old salt mines with other...
Words Are Exchanged. Detroit Ice Potatoes Are...
The Legend of The Ghost Inches Part 2: Ghost Inches Unleash Ravishing Forces from Jerry Paffendorf on Vimeo.
Potato + Prose = Prosetato
From the Letters To A Young Ice Poetato department, Doc Cherry pens the first potato prose: When I met the frozen tuber in February, he was icy and unmoving. We stood together looking over the city blanketed in fresh snow. Our souls are in synchronicity; we stand together against the world. If the spudly spirit moves you too, submit your own creation to the Facebook fan page at...
"Potato Raps" Are Not A Food
Kelly busted some phat DIP rhymes into an iPhone auto-tune app. The rest, as they say, is mystery. Also introducing Censorship Duck.
Hang A Lip Over This!
Dang! That Potato Patch Pingree’s warrior cry is blowing my clock-radio speakers. Here’s a short excerpt of the DIP in his first acting role: thanks to doc cherry for the pingree-bot image
A DIP In The Hot Tub
Play on, ice potato, play on.
Ice Potato Fashion
Stop slackin’, snag the shirt and sport the snowy spud. Get your original Detroit Ice Potato couture at the Crazy Company Apparel store. Available in attractive men’s and women’s cuts, at popular potato patch prices.
Detroit Ice Potato Origins
Go here for the backstory, the inspiration, the art criticism, the evolution, the frosty tuber, the love.