Immortal Technique sits down with Momma Yancey and discuss everything from the recently released “Toast To The Dead,” which was produced by her son, J. Dilla to people of color understanding their history. Momma Yancey also touches on what her son would want to be remembered for.
From StonesThrow.Com : Here is a video for Dilla’s “U-Love” off Donuts, sent to us just a couple months too late for our video contest. This was created by Alan Gonzalez at HB Creative SF. J Dilla’s album Donuts double LP was re-released today with the “smile” cover, along with a poster of the album [cont.]
From StonesThrow.Com: This was Mehdi’s homage to J Dilla, created back in 2006, pressed up on about 200 CDs by Ed Banger Records for friends. Busy P posted it this morning for even more friends. DJ Mehdi rest in peace. Loukoums: non-produced and un-mixed by DJ Mehdi. “Based on the DONUTS album concept, these are [cont.]
J Dilla – Lightworks from James Works on Vimeo. Another one from the Stones Throw video contest.
Last Donut of the Night from Tuomas Vauhkonen on Vimeo. Another Stones Throw / J. Dilla video contest. Directed by Tuomas Vauhkonen and Jeremias Nieminen.
Another video from the Stones Throw / J. Dilla video contest.
One more from Stones Throw’s J. Dilla video contest. Can we expect a DVD/Blu-Ray soon? By Jimmy Joey & Frankie Productions, Winnetka CA.
J DILLA – Hi from jc morice on Vimeo. Another selection from Stones Throw’s Dilla video contest. This one created by JC Morice.
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.
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.
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.]
Pete Rock explains why DJ Premier, the Alchemist, J Dilla, Madlib, Nottz (and Dre) are his picks.
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.
88 Keys speaks with Grind Music Radio about meeting two of hip-hop greatest producers.
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.]
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.]
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.]
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