J Dilla lives on in his hometown Detroit. This morning Dilla’s Delights doughnuts shop opened in downtown Detroit and they’ve already sold out.
James “Jay Dee/J Dilla” Yancey‘s legacy remains as strong as ever despite passing away at just 32-years-old in 2006. Thanks to his mom, Ma Dukes, a new posthumous Dilla album is dropping in late October.
Since 2006, the good folks at entertainment and promotions company Hedrush have been celebrating the life and legacy of James “J Dilla” Yancey by way of its annual DC Loves Dilla Tribute Concert. This year, the two-day celebration of all things J Dilla in the Nation’s Capital feature Chicago MC and actor Common in a headlining […]
WATCHLOUD went down to Dilla Day Weekend in Miami and spoke to some Hip-Hop notables including M1, Ski Beatz and Camp Lo about late Slum Village member, MC and producer du jour James “J Dilla” Yancey.
It’s a safe bet this will be at the top of any J Dilla fan’s holiday wish list. Stussy teams with Pay Jay Productions to create a vinyl figurine of the late, great producer.
A couple of items from the late, great J. Dilla‘s production arsenal are heading to the Smithsonian. At the 9th annual DC Loves Dilla event in Washington DC, Dilla’s mother, Ma Dukes, revealed this her son’s MPC sampler and custom Moog will be housed in the Museum Of African American History And Culture.
Fans of James “J Dilla” Yancey are still reeling from the unfortunate passing of the famed Detroit producer and rapper. After succumbing to a rare blood disease in 2006, Dilla’s legacy has lived on through a series of tributes, beat jacks and a record label helmed by his mother, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey. After releasing […]
Hollis, Queens MC, Apani B. Fly recently blessed fans with a gem produced by the late, great J Dilla titled, “Hey.” Apani B., who’s known as a pioneer in New York City’s underground Hip-Hop scene, dropped this unreleased Dilla collaboration via twitter, stating that “Due to all kinds of politics I don’t think it ever will hit […]
The legendary J Dilla has left an undeniable stamp on Hip-Hop, and he continues to do so from the afterlife with Rebirth of Detroit. The album introduces some of the Motor City’s up and coming acts, thus aiding the forward progress of a city that has produced countless musical legends. Fans can expect appearances from […]