J-Dilla

As the hip-hop community still mourns the death of A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg, his family pays tribute by releasing a snippet of his J Dilla-produced song, "Nutshell."

Does this mean the Illmatic rapper is planning on dropping a new project?

It has been 10 years since the late Jay Dilla passed. Across the country thousands who were influenced by his music will congregate at events…

Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest talks on what Legendary producer producer J. Dilla means to him. How Dilla’s illness connected with him and his single “Dear Dilla” in this interview on “The What With J.R. Bang.” More J. DIlla! Flea Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers Gets Emotional About J Dilla Boom Moment In […]

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Boom Moment In Hip-Hop On this date in 2009, J Dilla posthumous album, Jay Stay Paid, was released and mixed like a radio show by Pete Rock. It was released on Nature Sounds, and was Dilla’s fourth album overall. Even though vocals were contributed from several artists, it is classified as an instrumental hip-hop album. […]

The music listening public first got a taste of the collaborative chemistry between De La Soul and the late James “J-Dilla” Yancey in 1996 for…

February 7th 2014 would have been the 40th birthday of producer/MC James Dewitt Yancey, aka J-Dilla. The Detroit producer’s influence runs too deep to list…

  Anyone who is well versed in Slum Village or J. Dilla specifically for that matter, knows who Maureen Yancey aka Ma Dukes is. Ma Duke’s…

James “J Dilla” Yancey is one of the most prolific producers ever to touch the hip-hop game. He was at the helm of songs for…

Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey recently revealed some details about the forthcoming release of her son J Dilla‘s latest posthumous album, The Rebirth of Detroit.  The album is slated for release in the fall.

Kanye West and Mos Def were searching for some drunk and hot girls but ended up at Lupe Fiasco’s show at The Blue Note Jazz Club. The frequent collaborators had more than two words for the audience as they freestyled over J-Dilla instrumentals courtesy of the Robert Glasper Experiment. Mr. West took a few moments […]