This is by no means official, but whoever made this “found footage” film of J. Dilla’s Donuts deserves an oscar. Or at least a job at Stones Throw.
Check out the new J. Dilla vinyl figure from RappCats. Rappcats: “The Figure was conceived and rendered by Detroit artist Sintex, designed and sculpted by Seoul-based toy artist P2PL. It was manufactured by Blitzway on behalf of Pay Jay. It is a collaborative release with Stussy, whose logo is officially licensed. The Figure is 7.5″ [cont.]
Anthony Cruz is next to take Dilla’s “Gobstopper” instrumental from Donuts, lending an unofficial remix to Nas’ recent “The Season.” We’re hearing the Nas album is called The Season of Nasir, by the way.
A classic Dilla donut gets blessed by Nasir Jones.
Common speaks with Urban Grind TV about his track “Rewind That” from Nobody’s Smiling.
“I’m going to be dropping a rap song every Monday until I don’t feel like it anymore.” — Jonwayne, July 21, 2014 Beat produced by J Dilla.
At the 2014 DC Loves Dilla Tribute Concert, the DC Smithsonian announced that late legendary hip hop producer, J. Dilla, will have his beat equipment added to the Smithsonian’s new museum of African American History & Culture.
From the upcoming MagnifIAm project. Dilla produced “The Shining” for Lawless Element(Mag’s former group) in 2003. He later rapped on a Magnif-produced L.E. track titled “Love”. Look out for “MagnifIAm” later this year as well as a full-length album with Queens, NY producer, Ayatollah.
New Dilla produced goodness from SV, from their new 5-song vinyl EP, Vintage.
Jay Dee a.k.a. J Dilla is widely regarded as one of the greatest producers in hip hop history. The King of Beats Ma Dukes Yancey Collector’s Edition is manufactured in the image and likeness of the exact SP-1200 which produced Jay Dee’s signature sound. The box casing is hand crafted from custom wood with chrome [cont.]
From Dilla’s new-old Give ‘Em What They Want EP, with six tracks produced in 2001-2002 by J Dilla and Supa Dave West, available now.
The Yancey Boys’ album Sunset Blvd is in stores now via Delicious Vinyl. The album, entirely produced by the late J. Dilla, also featured close collaborators Common, De La Soul’s Posdnuos, T3 of Slum Village, Guilty Simpson, Talib Kweli, J. Rocc and others. “Sunset Blvd” was built around previously unheard tracks from J. Dilla and [cont.]
De La Soul has released a statement regarding the release of limited edition Smell The Da.I.S.Y. instrumental vinyl, which will accompany their recent collaborative mixtape with J Dilla of the same name. “We are happy to announce the release of the limited edition vinyl of “Smell The Da.I.S.Y.” in-stores 4/18. The vinyl will be a [cont.]
“Give ‘Em What They Want,” 12-inch on clear vinyl with six tracks produced in 2002 by J Dilla and Supa Dave West. This will be released on May 6th on Pay Jay Productions.
Produced by J Dilla. Directed by Ryan Lightbourn.
In preparation for their upcoming album, You’re Welcome, De La Soul released the first of two mixtapes leading up its release. Today we have the Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul Of Yancey) mixtape, which puts De La Soul over J. Dilla beats. Next up will be the De La Soul / Pete Rock / [cont.]
Combat Jack tells us: “In the episode we have none other than Ma Dukes, mother of the late great J. Dilla. She’s joined by Brooklyn’s own Talib Kweli. We learn about J. Dilla and his posthumous legacy, his impact on hip hop culture, The J. Dilla Foundation and more. We also find out about Talib’s [cont.]
Another one from De La’s upcoming Dilla produced mixtape, Smell The DA.I.S.Y., due March 26th.
De La tells us: “It’s been 25 Years since our “Three Feet High” release. We have a lot great memories and an incredible journey. Amazingly enough, our fans stuck around, supported and still want more. Ok, but before you get that, here’s a little De La over Dilla Beats. Enjoy and look out for the [cont.]
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