J. Dilla's Mom Launches New Record Label

J. Dilla's Mom Launches New Record Label

J. Dilla's mom, Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey, launches a record label for her late son's catalog of music.

The family of late producer J. Dilla has formed a record label, which will focus on releasing the renowned producer's music.

J. Dilla's mom, Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey, will be in charge of the record label, Ruff Draft Records, which will focus on unreleased music from J. Dilla, who passed away from lupus in 2006.

The label will also release music from new artists, AllHipHop reports.

Yancey says of the label, "We want to make it more feasible to interact with these children, we don’t know how many J. Dilla’s we have out there. Somebody has to find them."

On Friday May 25th the launch of Ruff Draft Records will be celebrated along with the release of J. Dilla's new album, Rebirth of Detroit.

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