Joey Bada$$ is a breath of fresh air to Hip-Hop fans seeking that classic sound in a fresh package. That said, this new track by the Brooklynite should be exciting, because he spits on unreleased production by the late, great J. Dilla.
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 […]
What did we tell you? Just a day after what would have been the late, great J. Dilla’s 39th birthday, we receive a project commemorating the Detroit MC/producer’s legacy from a talented beatsmith in his own right, Illmind (stylized !llmind). Simply titled Happy B-Day J Dilla, the “FreEP” contains four instrumentals that are “!nspired by one […]
Fans of James “J Dilla” Yancey are no doubt familiar with the famed Detroit producer’s critically acclaimed instrumental album Donuts. Although it would be the last album Dilla would record before his untimely passing in February 2006, the record still maintains resonance in the Hip-Hop community. For the collectors, the Yancey Music Group is already […]
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 […]
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 […]