FUSE has a well regarded video series, Crate Diggers, which looks at the record collection of Hip-Hop notables. Today (March 20), a new episode airs featuring one of the most coveted vinyl stash in all of music—the stacks and stacks of wax of late Detroit producer James “J Dilla” Yancey.
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 […]
On Saturday, July 14th at the annual “DC Loves Dilla” benefit concert in the Washington, DC suburb of Silver Spring, MD, the spirit of late producer/rapper James “J Dilla” Yancey was alive and well. Two of Jay Dee’s actual family members and musical partners of his past rocked in honor for the 7th annual tribute […]
Five long years since the death of the legendary J. Dilla, Rebirth Of Detroit, will feature 25 unreleased songs that have never been heard by the general public. Hitting stores June 12th, the album was the idea of Jonathan Taylor, CEO of the Yancey Music Group which was founded by Dilla’s mother Maureen Yancey. Peep […]
Slum Village drops a joint video for “God Sent” and “Hunger,” featuring Focus and Vice. Both records appear on SV’s recently released The Dirty Slums mixtape project with Mick Boogie. For those having trouble keeping up, the Detroit repping Slum Village now consists of T3, producer Young RJ and the late J. Dilla’s brother, Illa J. […]