(AllHipHop News) The life of legendary Hip Hop producer James “Dilla” Yancey will be honored at the star-studded live concert event “Dilla Day Detroit 2014” next month. The showcase will also be a birthday celebration for the man who crafted classic tracks for Common, The Roots, Erykah Badu, Q-Tip, and many more.
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Among the invited guests to make appearances at the show include fellow producing legends DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Frequent Dilla collaborators Hip Hop groups De La Soul and Slum Village will also be performing. Detroit rapper Guilty Simpson and A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg will debut the new video for “#DearDilla” as well. The event will be hosted by Ro Spit and Grap Luva.
J Dilla passed away from complications from Lupus in 2006. He was 32 years old.
Dilla Day Detroit 2014 will take place Friday, February 7th at the Fillmore Theater in Detroit. Tickets are available at livenation.com.