Released in the summer of 1989, this was the first single for Digital Underground on a major label. The group got the attention of Tommy Boy Records when their indie release "Underwater Rimes
"/"Your Life's A Cartoon
" made its way to the label - no small feat considering Tommy Boy was based in New York and DU was in San Francisco. Digital Underground became the first West Coast group signed to the label, which also had Stetsasonic and De La Soul.
"Doowutchyalike" was released as a 12-inch single with four different edits. It got some airplay and the video was popular on MTV, but the band's breakout single was their next release: "The Humpty Dance