Frank-N-Dank

Devoted fans  of the late, great J Dilla have heard just about every piece of music the Detroit producer has recorded. Earlier this year, however, listeners got an audio teaser from Dilla Dawg featuring longtime collaborators Frank-N-Dank with “Anthem.” Now with the single officially dropping this week, the B-side, “Trucks,” has leaked to the Internets […]

February saw a significant increase in Hip-Hop releases in comparison to January,  but things will finally begin to kick into full steam in March. The growing frequency of quality releases means this new Hip-Hop Wired feature “While You Were Sleeping” goes bi-weekly instead of just monthly.

New J Dilla bars. Allow me to repeat. New J Dilla bars. That’s what fans receive via a new track titled “Anthem,” featuring Frank-N-Dank, and produced by Jay Dee himself. The track comes after an announcement that the Estate of James Yancey has revived PayJay Productions, Inc., an entity the late, great producer founded in 2001 to […]

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 […]