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j. dilla
18 April, 2013 1:47 am

Dilla covers Gary Newman’s “Cars” for this track from the new 12″. From RappCats: “Anthem” and “Trucks” were two of the songs J Dilla recorded in late 2001 and early 2002 as he put the finishing touches on what was supposed to be an album featuring his raps over production by the likes of Madlib, [cont.]

13 April, 2013 7:58 am

Featuring guest introduction by Paradise Gray (X-Clan), jessica Care moore, Omari King Wise, Duminie DePorres and Khalid El-Hakim. “Center Of The Movement” music video was made in support of all of the individuals and businesses featured in the video, including the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, whose owner Khalid El-Hakim is publishing the new book [cont.]

12 April, 2013 6:47 am

Paul Rosenberg releases this lost “Funky Cowboys” track from 1994 into the wild. R.I.P. Dilla, R.I.P. Proof.

27 March, 2013 12:13 pm

Talib Kweli talks to Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili after his performance at the Samsung Galaxy Sound Stage during the SXSW 2013 festival. The interview starts off with Kweli reminiscing about how he was inspired by Doug E Fresh growing up. As topics switch, Kweli talks about why he chose to name his up [cont.]

21 March, 2013 8:19 am

Trinity – “20 In” in stores March 26th 2013. Featuring vocals by Janelle Collins and lyrics by Sadat X and A.G., “Sunshine” is an uplifting track that looks at the good things this life has to offer with lyrics: “All afternoon I’m great, This feeling is hard to duplicate”, “I’m around people that prosper, Real [cont.]

21 March, 2013 7:55 am

In this episode, Fuse celebrates legendary producer J Dilla, who has worked with The Roots, Common, Erykah Badu, Janet Jackson and A Tribe Called Quest. Then we join musician friends J. Rocc, DJ Spinna, Frank Nitt and Grap Luva in Detroit to open Dilla’s storage locker, never-before-seen to the public.

12 February, 2013 3:04 am

“Anthem” featuring Frank N Dank, produced by J Dilla. Mixed and mastered from the original 2-inch tape. 12-inch clear vinyl to be released on Pay Jay Productions, Spring 2013. http://www.rappcats.com/shop/jdilla-anthem/

9 February, 2013 6:53 am

Riggins remembers Dilla in the above clip, and explains how it influenced his own style.

7 February, 2013 5:40 am

From Dilla’s The Lost Scrolls Vol. 1 album. The 4-track EP is available now on 10-inch vinyl.

27 November, 2012 6:09 am

Stones Throw serves up this new “donut” from J. Dilla, as a part of their new J. Dilla “Donuts” 45 box set. The official description of the set is as follows: J Dilla’s Donuts began simply enough, in summer 2005, as an idea to turn a particularly good demo beat tape into a full-length release. [cont.]

24 November, 2012 2:37 am

Storied hip-hop label Delicious Vinyl (Tone-Loc, Young MC, The Pharcyde) proudly announces a new partnership with Yancey Media Group, the family-operated company administering the catalog of late, great producer James Yancey aka Jay Dee, aka J Dilla. The fruits of the partnership will include new releases from what J Dilla Music Catalogue Curator Frank Nitt [cont.]

22 October, 2012 7:24 am

Bling47 Breaks takes you on a journey into samples used by J Dilla. Filmed, edited and animated and directed by Waajeed.

16 October, 2012 9:23 am

Bling47 Breaks takes you on a journey into samples used by J Dilla. In this episode, House Shoes reveals the sample for Slum Village’s “Hoes”. Filmed, edited and animated and directed by Waajeed.

17 September, 2012 8:22 pm

Spinna guest stars on Bling47 Breaks. This series takes you on a journey into samples used by J Dilla. Filmed, edited and animated and directed by Waajeed.

12 July, 2012 2:49 am

Presented by The J. Dilla Foundation and designed Phil Young Song, will be a vinyl figure of the late great J. Dilla. No release date has been given, but the photos look amazing.

1 July, 2012 5:08 am

Let’s face it – posthumous albums usually disappoint. In the case of J. Dilla, he’s been pretty fortunate to have his legacy live on in a positive manner with solid releases like The Shining and Ruff Draft, the latter of which was completed before his passing. There hasn’t been a terrible amount of remixing or [cont.]

19 June, 2012 5:20 pm

The Look of Love is one of Slum Villages most well know songs. It’s live intro was recorded by yours truly from my handheld tape recorder at the well respected Alvins in Detroit. It was about the time we’d just finished recording Fantastic Volume 1 in Dilla’s basement in Conant Gardens. On this unseen footage [cont.]

14 June, 2012 8:32 am

The late great J. Dilla’s album is in stores now. Listen to it in full below.

12 June, 2012 12:57 pm

Directed & Produced by Nic Notion. From J Dilla Rebirth of Detroit available now.

12 June, 2012 8:02 am

Directed by Oren Goldenberg. Produced by Cass Corridor Films. Rebirth Of Detroit in stores tomorrow.

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