The J Dilla Foundation To Host First Official NY Dilla Tribute Show Featuring Talib Kweli

(AllHipHop News) The J Dilla Foundation and the Elixir Media Group are hosting the first ever “NY Loves Dilla” show at New York City’s Webster Hall. The event will be the first annual tribute showcase in New York dedicated to Hip Hop producing legend James “J Dilla” Yancey.

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Talib Kweli, Phony Ppl, YC the Cynic and special guests will be on hand to perform, and an all-Dilla set by DJ Parler will follow the show. Proceeds from “NY Loves Dilla” will benefit the J Dilla Foundation. The non-profit organization, started by Dilla’s mother Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, helps provide scholarships to students attending schools with progressive music curricula.

The “NY Loves Dilla” show will take place March 23rd. Doors open at 6:30 PM, and the show will begin at 8PM. Tickets are now on sale at

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