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j. dilla
26 May, 2011 2:33 am

J DILLA – Hi from jc morice on Vimeo. Another selection from Stones Throw’s Dilla video contest. This one created by JC Morice.

22 April, 2011 4:46 pm

This is a fan made video for Stones Throw’s fan-made-video-contest, but we gotta admit, it looks pretty amazing. By Steve Smith in Detroit MI.

12 April, 2011 1:59 pm

Consequence Talks Working With J. Dilla & The Ummah from HipHopSite.Com on Vimeo. Consequence speaks with DJ Pizzo at the Red Bull Soundclash in Las Vegas about working with J. Dilla in the early days of his career with A Tribe Called Quest.

12 April, 2011 2:41 am

Big Paul Rosenberg reveals this demo in honor of Proof’s passing. As promised, here is another previously unreleased (as far as I know) track from Proof & Dilla, called “The Fizzo.” I heard about this track before I ever actually heard it from a very excited DJ Head back in ’94, right around the time [cont.]

7 April, 2011 9:18 pm

Pete Rock explains why DJ Premier, the Alchemist, J Dilla, Madlib, Nottz (and Dre) are his picks.

5 April, 2011 9:12 pm

Ma Dukes, aka Maureen Yancey speaks on the next J. Dilla project, The Rebirth Of Detroit. The new album will be produced by J. Dilla, with previously unreleased beats. It will focus on all Detroit artists, although no specific names are mentioned. Hmm, how about an Eminem cut? Someone start a petition.

14 February, 2011 7:43 am

88 Keys speaks with Grind Music Radio about meeting two of hip-hop greatest producers.

9 February, 2011 5:51 am

Video director Andrew Gura explains how the iconic Donuts cover shot came to be. Above is the raw footage. one completely unexpected outcome of the project was as follows: months later when stones throw art director jeff jank was designing the cover for dilla’s 2006 ‘donuts,’ he realized that he had no unseen photos of [cont.]

7 February, 2011 11:13 pm
7 February, 2011 10:01 pm

Common shares his memories of James Dewitt Yancey aka J Dilla aka Jay Dee. Common tells Nick Huff of Hard Knock TV that J Dilla is his, Pharrells, Kanyes and Questloves favorite producer. Common also talks about how Dilla and himself worked on Like Water For Chocolate almost 10 years ago and how he thinks [cont.]

7 February, 2011 11:43 am

Created in 2006, this remembrance piece is created as a tribute to the memory and legacy of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This is a piece designed for his fans and supporters who knew of his accomplishments before February 2006 and those that have grown to appreciate his genius. Here, we gain a greater insight and understanding [cont.]

7 February, 2011 9:20 am

The Hip-Hop Connection UK scores this exclusive interview with Dilla’s mother, as she speaks on raising the late producer and the Dilla foundation. Happy Birthday, Jay Dee.

2 February, 2011 7:48 am

On February 7th, 2011, TheJDillaProject.Com will reveal the Still Shining documentary, as previewed above. Featuring unseen interviews with Dilla himself, as well as his peers, including Pete Rock, Erykah Badu, Bilal, Busta Rhymes, Phat Kat, Dwele, Common, ?uestlove, Q-Tip, and more. Damn, that last clip at the end is heartbreaking….

24 January, 2011 4:54 am

Some newly discovered footage of SV doing a soundcheck at some unknown venue. R.I.P. Dilla, R.I.P. Baatin.

16 October, 2010 8:16 pm

Consequence takes some shots at Cam’ron after he and Jim Jones dissed Kanye on his own “Runaway” beat a few weeks back. Taken from Movies On Demand 2, coming soon. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Consequence – “Man Purses” (prod. J. Dilla) (MP3) Consequence – “Man Purses” (prod. J. Dilla) (MP3)

1 September, 2010 3:38 am

“The Apartment” is not only the title track off Dynas’ most recent album, but it is also the foundation of the entire project on Badgramma/BBE Records. The late J Dilla applies his impassioned trademark production as Dynas expels the emotions one must face in order to repair an already broken relationship. If Dynas’ forthright lyrics [cont.]

6 August, 2010 6:19 am

RZA speaks on Kanye and Nas’ upcoming albums, touches upon J. Dilla, imitators, and music vs. movies at Red Bull Music Academy.

3 August, 2010 8:32 pm

T3 dismisses recent talks of beefs and break-ups of Slum Village and some of the motivations behind the tracks on Villa Manifesto.

2 August, 2010 8:06 pm

Some of you might remember this from when it first dropped here on HipHopSite some years ago. There is a little history surrounding this mixtape – it basically was right after Shady Records signed 50 Cent, and Royce felt that the relationship between himself and the label was finished. This was his first mixtape, released [cont.]

2 August, 2010 5:49 pm

If you haven’t picked up your copy of the J. Dilla Donut Shop limited edition Serato control vinyl yet, we advise you do so at the Stones Throw store. Meanwhile, the label graciously offers up a downloadable version of the bonus EP that comes with the set, which you can grab below. J. Dilla – [cont.]

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