Dilla Day

The life of James Yancey a.k.a. J Dilla continues to heavily influence and enlighten the Hip-Hop community even in his death.

Detroit rapper Danny Brown may not be familiar to rap fans that get their fill of Hip-Hop by only listening to commercial radio. But the lyricist is doing quite alright for himself by being an indie rap darling. A pair of critically praised album, The Hybrid and X-X-X, and numerous guest appearances, and even a […]

The annual “Dilla Day” celebration took place in Detroit over the weekend, in honor of fallen producer James “J Dilla” Yancey. The concert was slated to feature  Busta Rhymes, Danny Brown, Jay Electronica, Big Sean and many more. Here we see Slum Village, Phat Kat, & Guilty Simpson take the stage at the Fillmore Theater to honor the Detroit Legend. Continue on […]

Big Sean spoke on the late James “J Dilla” Yancey and the upcoming “Dilla Day” in his native Detroit. The G.O.O.D. Music MC spoke about carrying on Dilla’s legacy and the huge impact he’s made within various genres of music. Sean also expressed his admiration for the Detroit beatsmith, calling him a “Hometown Hero.” The late producer […]