During his performance at SXSW, Nas premiered an unreleased track he was featured on with J. Dilla over instrumentation made by legendary Stones Throw producer, Madlib. The track, titled “Sickness”, was announced to be releasing off of a new Dilla compilation titled The Diary, which planned to show more of Dilla’s rhyming skills outside of… Read more »
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(AllHipHop News) J Dilla fans rejoice. The late production master’s unreleased album The Diary is set to arrive this week. The Detroit legend’s revived company PayJay teamed with Mass Appeal Records to drop the posthumous musical effort. [ALSO READ: Dr. Dre Plays Unreleased J Dilla Song In Latest Episode of ‘The Pharmacy’] The Diary was originally set for… Read more »
Earlier today on Dr. Dre’s Beats 1 Radio show “The Pharmacy,” the legendary producer managed to play an unreleased J Dilla beat since 2002. The track, named “Gangsta Boogie” also featured Snoop Dogg and rapper Kokane, and was originally planned to release on Dilla’s album, The Diary, back in 2002. However, the project will finally be releasing in… Read more »
SLUM VILLAGE HONORS DILLA WITH NEW TRIBUTE TOUR!
PETE ROCK RECALLS WORKING WITH THE GREATS!
WATCH THE ROOTS’ FRONT MAN TALK WORKING WITH THE LEGENDARY HIP HOP PRODUCER
J DILLA’S BROTHER SPEAKS! MORE ABOUT THE J DILLA LEGACY HERE!
AN UNRELEASED J DILLA TRACK HITS THE WEB
SLUM VILLAGE DROPS VISUALS TO DILLA PRODUCED TRACK
CHECK OUT THIS DOPE J. DILLA EDIT FROM THE MONTREAL PRODUCER
THE GOOD DOCTOR SHOWS LOVE TO THE LATE DETROIT BOARD MASTER
WATCH THE LATEST VIDEO FROM THE DETROIT NATIVE
Slum Village Remains True With Latest Album “Yes!’
CHECK OUT THE WINNERS CREW MEMBER’S NEW PROJECT FEATURING TRACKS BY FLYING LOTUS & J DILLA
WATCH COMMON DISCUSS “NOBODY’S SMILING”, CHICAGO RAPPERS, GANG CULTURE, OBAMA & WORKING WITH SUPERPRODUCERS
MA DUKES EXPLAINS WHY SHE DONATED J DILLA’S EQUIPMENT TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
KANYE’S “MBDTF” TAKES TOP SPOT ON GQ’S BEST ALBUMS OF THE 21 CENTURY LIST
NEW NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE TO HOST “THE J DILLA HIP HOP COLLECTION”
KANYE WEST: I HAVE TO WORK ON BEHALF OF J DILLA
DE LA SOUL TO HIDE “SMELL THE DA.IS.Y.” VINYL INSTRUMENTAL (PROD. BY J DILLA) IN RECORD STORES
DOWNLOAD DE LA SOUL’S J DILLA PRODUCED MIXTAPE “SMELL THE DA.I.S.Y”
TALIB KWELI, PHONY PPL, YC THE CYNIC & MORE TO PERFORM AT 1ST ANNUAL “NY LOVES DILLA” EVENT
J DILLA’S CHILDREN TO RECIEVE 100% OF PROCEEDS OF SLUM VILLAGE’S “YES YES” SINGLE
WATCH THE ROOTS’ QUESTLOVE SPEAK ABOUT J DILLA, LO-FI HIP HOP, PRINCE’S ‘1999’ & MORE
PHIFE DAWG HONORS J DILLA WITH DEAR DILLA VIDEO RELEASE IN ATL
MADLIB: MY MUSIC WON’T GET EXPLOITED LIKE THEY’RE DOING DILLA
MADLIB: EVERY PRODUCER BOWS DOWN TO J DILLA WHETHER THEY LIKE IT OR NOT
LISTEN TO JOEY BADA$$ SPIT OVER J. DILLA BEAT ON “TWO LIPS”
YANCEY BOYS DROP “JEEP VOLUME” FEATURING PRODUCTION BY J. DILLA
Check Out The Cover Art & Tracklist For Yancey Boys’ “Sunset Blvd” LP (Produced by J. Dilla)
Listen To Yancey Boys Feat. Common & Dezi Paige “Quicksand” (Produced By J Dilla)
Dilla-Inspired Doughnut Shop to Open in The D
Kanye’s MBDTF, J Dilla’s Donuts & Danger Mouse’s The Grey Album To Get Book Treatments
Listen To The Story Of How J. Dilla’s Lost Record Collection Was Discovered
(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop group Slum Village is set to return with their first LP in three years. After several shake-ups, original member T3 joined with Grammy-nominated producer Young RJ and J Dilla’s younger brother Illa J to record Evolution. The latest project features guest appearances by Havoc of Mobb Deep, Blu, Raheem Devaughn, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Big… Read more »
We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer. During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »
Last night Questlove from the legendary The Roots crew honored the late J Dilla with a DJ set. Following up epic sets from DJ Rich Medina and Mike Nyce, Questlove ran through a host of J Dilla’s greatest hits, as painters Ameerah, K Art and Chuck Style created visuals of J Dilla himself. In addition to… Read more »
It was a magical night. The 2nd Annual Dilla Day Detroit was a tremendous success. With thousands of attendees from around the country, Dilla Day was all about the music. A performance from Clear Soul Forces warmed up the house followed by Frank n Dank, the duo with whom Dilla made some of his greatest… Read more »
Headed to The D this weekend for Dilla Day? You’re not alone. There are reports of people from as many as a dozen different cities converging on Detroit for the celebration of the life of legendary music producer, James “J. Dilla” Yancey. In fact, a vanload of artists and supporters will depart from Atlanta for the… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Just Blaze is officially set to headline the 7th Annual “Donuts Are Forever” fundraiser in New York City next week. Brooklyn Vegan reports that Just will be headlining this years James “J Dilla” Yancey tribute event and fundraiser in New York City which is set to take place at SRB Brooklyn on February 17th. Proceeds… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Various tributes took place this weekend (February 2 and 3) across London, UK to honor one of the greatest producers of all time, J Dilla aka James Yancey. J Dilla passed away in 2006 at the age of 32, after being hospitalized for pneumonia whilst battling Lupus. The Detroit born and raised artist… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) New music from legendary producer J. Dilla will land in stores next month, just in time to honor his birthday (February 7, 1974) and his passing (February 10, 2006). The family of the late J. Dilla, born James Yancey, is preparing for the full length release of Music From The Lost Scrolls Vol.1… Read more »
DETROIT IS SET TO HONOR THE LATE J. DILLA FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL DILLA DAY!!! CHECK OUT WHO IS HEADLINING THE SHOW!!!
CLASSIC COMPOSITIONS: THE TOP 5 MOST SLEPT-ON PRODUCER COMPILATIONS OF THE 2000s
(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop group The Pharcyde returned to UK capital London last night (November 30), to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. The two remaining rappers in the group, Imani and Bootie Brown, performed tracks with a live band, which included “Running” “Drop” and “Passin Me By.” During… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) More unreleased material by revered producer J Dilla has been unearthed and will be released under a new partnership between the late producer’s family and Delicious Vinyl Records. Yancey Media Group has partnered with Hip-Hop label Delicious Vinyl, to release Lost Scrolls, which will consist of unreleased material from the catalog of J… Read more »
MA DUKES IS SET TO RELEASE HER LATE SON J DILLA’S “THE REBIRTH OF DETROIT” ALBUM
J. DILLA’S MOTHER HAS LAUNCHED RUFF DRAFT RECORDS FOR HER SON’S CATALOG!
EVERYBODY LOVES MOM. CHECK OUT OUR LIST OF THE GREATEST MOMS IN HIP-HOP!
RECORD STORE OWNER RETURNS HUNDREDS OF TAPES, NOTES AND HANDWRITTEN LETTERS TO J.DILLA’S MOTHER!