02.04.11

This Date In Ryko History - 2/4

Today is February 4th, and if you happened to gaze inside today's copy of Billboard's Daily Bulletin, you may have seen a shout-out to Ryko! On this date in 1999,

"Ryko became the first music label to give its stamp of approval to MP3, the controversial Internet-based music distribution format that struck fear into the hearts of many music industry executives."

Check the shot below for the exact clip, and enjoy this great Friday in Ryko pioneering history!

 

Ryko - Billboard Bulletin 2/4/11