Ruff Draft

As we all (should) know J. Dilla included the song “Crushin'” on his Mummy Records released Ruff Draft EP in 2003. What we didn’t know was the original version of “Crushin'” was actually produced by Waajeed (aka Bling47) and the beat was originally intended to be used for the late Jay Dee’s still shelved MCA album […]

In the six years since the passing of James “J Dilla” Yancey from complications due to a rare blood disease, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey has made certain that her son’s legacy and name continues to live on. After some bitter legal troubles over Dilla’s estate, Ma Dukes has emerged victorious due to some help from […]