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-great James “J Dilla” Yancey, on what would have been the legendary producer’s 42nd birthday. Arguably tributes, including Fuse TV’s Crate Diggers: J Dilla, which includes a tour of Dilla’s exhaustive LP WATCH: Classic J Dilla Documentary ‘Still Shining’ + Bonus Short Film Tributes hyper-dedicated approach to songcraft. Atkins explains that his short film is intended “for the J Dilla fans J Dilla collection, and the Stussy sponsored J Dilla Documentary. EXPLORE J Dilla’s Discography via Amazon | iTunes WATCH:
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TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of J Dilla’s ‘Ruff Draft’ EP
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of J Dilla’s ‘Ruff Draft’ EP holds great significance for fans of James ‘J Dilla’ Yancey. It was the month in which he was born to get tagged with that now-very-much-out-of-favor label “conscious rap”. But J Dilla often seemed levels of commercial success. The production on Ruff Draft also nicely sums up J Dilla’s work ethic and J Dilla Happy 15th Anniversary to J Dilla’s Ruff Draft EP, originally released February 25, 2003. February not a prerequisite for a J Dilla album of course, and both Donuts and 2003’s Champion Sound (with
Remembering J Dilla Today on What Would Have Been His 44th Birthday (Born 2/7/74)
Remembering J Dilla Today on What Would Have Been His 44th Birthday (Born 2/7/74) West, J Dilla (aka Jay Dee) built and sustained a high standing as a producer's producer while Please join the Albumism team in celebrating J Dilla’s musical legacy and share your personal Please join the Albumism team in celebrating J Dilla’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us J Dilla History and Culture. The Diary of J Dilla, which originated as an early-2000s project for MCA, saw
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for instrumental hip-hop releases such as J Dilla’s Donuts. Accordingly, Mister Mellow has much more
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from the likes of Duke Ellington, J Dilla, Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, Gregory Porter, and Romare
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spirit, J Dilla, the cinematic, soul-drenched Volumes 1 & 2 are the most enthralling installments of This Sunday marks ten years since the late-great J Dilla blessed our ears, minds, bodies, and souls collaborations with MF Doom (as Madvillian) and J Dilla (as Jaylib) to his multiple-personality a Butterfly. Imbued with echoes of J Dilla’s more experimental material, Knxwledge’s debut album essential listening as well. BUY via Amazon | iTunes STREAM Here: [#2] J Dilla | Donuts (2006) In J Dilla
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Rhymes, Common, D’Angelo, Robert Glasper, Guru, J Dilla, Talib Kweli, Janelle Monáe, OutKast, The
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Raphael Saadiq’s Debut Solo Album ‘Instant Vintage’
-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, James “J Dilla” Yancey, and D’Angelo, Saadiq helped shape neo-soul and woozy, behind-the-beat approach of J Dilla, “gospeldelic” seemed the perfect encapsulation of who
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, including J Dilla, Pete Rock, Dr. Dre, and the Alchemist, rather than RZA alone. It entered the Billboard
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Busta Rhymes’ ‘When Disaster Strikes’
Dilla continuing to hit his stride, by now well on the way to greatness. When Disaster Strikes also gave him his original breakthrough, EPMD. “So Hardcore” meanwhile is produced by The Ummah, with J
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and the Soulquarians crew (Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, James Poyser, and J Dilla, just to name a few
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appeared to be cut from a similar cloth as Detroit’s late great J Dilla. Together, the duo created what
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of the future including J Dilla and Kanye West. BUY Diamond D’s Hatred, Passions and Infidelity via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN Here:
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showcased the neo-soul side of the mighty J Dilla. None of this was necessarily a bad thing, as Quality
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a fresh, young talent who went by the alias of J Dilla. Black music was core for Carey on Butterfly
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of hip-hop's greatest talents. From Eminem to J Dilla, Royce Da 5'9 to Black Milk, there's a high
Happy Birthday to N’Dea Davenport, Born May 6, 1966
, Mos Def, Sly and Robbie, J Dilla, Al Jarreau and Malcolm McLaren. She has been featured on the cover
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