J Dilla News

 
  • Cover of #TBT: J. Dilla
    James Yancey accomplished more with his 32 years on this planet than most people could do with 5 lifetimes. He cultivated a sound that has influenced the finest producers of today.
  • Cover of Nas Previews New J Dilla-Produced Single
    Run The Jewels are earning critical-acclaim from just about every major publication for their new Run The Jewels 2 LP, but the biggest story to come from their fan appreciation night came from an entirely different hip-hop act: Nas.
  • Cover of J Dilla's MPC Will Be On Display At Smithsonian Museum
    Though he passed too early, J Dilla's legacy continues to live on. The celebrated producer will be honored in the soon-to-open National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian, where some of his musical equipment will be on display. 
  • Cover of The Beat Konducta: Madlib's Best Collaborations
    With his dusty, warped, sample-heavy sound almost instantly recognizable at this point, Madlib has carved out quite a niche for himself in the underground hip-hop world.
  • Cover of Yes Yes: Slum Village Talks New Music, Doughnuts & J. Dilla
    Detroit rap group Slum Village has certainly endured a lot in its 18 years. Members have tragically passed on, while others have left the group for various reasons. T3 is the only original member left. But despite all that; the veteran rap group personifies Detroit hip-hop.
  • Cover of Stream J Dilla's Rare "Dillatroit" Project In Its Entirety
    James Dewitt Yancey, aka J Dilla, is a legend in the game, and we're always on the lookout for original posthumous material from one of the greatest producers to ever do it.
  • Cover of Stream The Yancey Boys' New "Sunset Blvd" Album, Composed Entirely Of Unheard J Dilla Beats
    For those unfamiliar, The Yancey Boys are a Detroit duo consisting of Frank Nitt and Illa J, the younger brother of legendary emcee/beatsmith J Dilla.
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