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j. dilla
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.

12 June, 2012 5:54 am

J. Dilla’s Rebirth of Detroit his stores at midnight.

8 June, 2012 6:46 am

Here’s your first look at Dilla’s new Rebirth Of Detroit LP, which hits this Tuesday, July 12th. 1. “The New Installment” (Intro) 2. “Detroit Madness” with Phat Kat 3. “Big Thangs” with Esham 4. “Ride With It” with Tha Almighty Dreadnaughtz 5. “Say My Name” with LaPeace, Moe Dirdee and Seven The General 6. “Detroit [cont.]

18 May, 2012 8:59 pm

Coming from Moodyman’s Mahogoni imprint, this 12 track EP will be released on limited edition vinyl on May 25th. 1. Birthright 2. Feel This Shit 3. The Best That Ever Did It 4. Lets Pray Together 5. Ride Wit It 6. Say My Name 7. Dillatroit 8. Detroit Madness 9. Possible 10. Mind Yo Business [cont.]

15 May, 2012 5:05 am

Here’s a snippet of a little something that I was working on. Played this out a few times and it’s crackin!!… Full version might never see the light of day so if you see me playing out then make a request

10 May, 2012 10:39 am

J. Dilla’s new album hits 6.12.12.

16 February, 2012 12:53 pm

Sean pays homage to his hometown hero on this freestyle from the original Donuts instrumentals: In honor of J. Dilla being one of the most influential producers of all time, I decided to lay a verse to one of my favorite tracks off of J. Dilla’s Donuts. Being from Detroit I feel I have a [cont.]

6 February, 2012 5:03 pm

Bling47 tells us: I got this one on a cassette from T3 circa 1997. I’m not sure what it was for, or why Dilla had this on tape, but I thought it was hilarious. “Shut the Fuck Up and listen to this… this.” This kind of style was typical for our crew at this time [cont.]

5 January, 2012 4:46 pm

After Black Star’s performance on Jimmy Fallon the other night, ?uestlove explains the story behind J. Dilla’s “Little Brother” beat.

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