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Stream DJ Mitsu The Beats’ New Album Dedicated To J Dilla ‘Celebration of Jay’

As plenty of folks will tell you the world over, the impact of J Dilla‘s work is massive. With that in mind, I’ll spare you (the reader) from reading an excessive amount of praise for the late Detroit rapper/producer/DJ. Despite…

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Listen: Jonwayne Goes In Over a Dilla Beat On New Track “No”

Time for a stupid/corny lede—Just say yes to Jonwayne‘s new track “No.” Moving on, the Los Angeles rapper/producer stays on his spitting/going-the-hell-off tip with this cut over a J Dilla instrumental. Jon noted on his Twitter that he’s “tired of…

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Smithsonian Museum Will Further Immortalize J Dilla

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has bettered itself yet again as we near its grand opening in 2016. News reports have surfaced that J Dilla’s mother, Maureen Yancey, has kindly donated several pieces of music equipment…

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J Dilla – “Filth”

Later this summer J Dilla’s mom (Ma Dukes Yancey) will be releasing a special box set of exclusive and previously unreleased material called The King of Beats. This will include four 10″ records, a cassette and a 3 1/2 inch…

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House Shoes’ J Dilla Sample Flip Contest Is One Worth Listening To

  SoundCloud is currently being flooded with sample flips of J Dilla‘s short, but sweet “Electric Piano Solo”  – a track from Jay Dee’s  Unreleased EP containing remixes (ex. Masta Ace, Busta Rhymes) circa ’97.  ”Why?”, your probably asking yourself —…

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Jaded Incorporated (Mayer Hawthorne & 14KT) – “Monster”

Jaded Incorporated which consists of (Mayer Hawthorne & 14KT) managed to secure a J Dilla beat for their latest single “Monster” for their forthcoming album. “Monster” will appear on the duo’s debut album The Big Knock, which is set to…

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J Dilla – “Give ‘Em What They Want”

New J Dilla, ya’ll! While this is indeed a posthumous release, these tracks can be dated back to 2002, when they were produced by Dilla and longtime collaborator Supa Dave West. “Give ‘Em What They Want” has that signature Dilla…

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De La Soul – ‘Smell the DA.I.S.Y.’

De La Soul – Smell the DA.I.S.Y. Self-released: 2014 Objectivity is dead when trying to apply the critical sniff test to Smell the DA.I.S.Y., the new free album from De La Soul on which the legendary Long Island threesome rephrase…

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De La Soul – ‘Smell The Da.I.S.Y.’ [Mixtape]

De La Soul finally dropped their mixtape collaboration over J Dilla production titled Smell The Da.I.S.Y. As frequent collaborators with J Dilla while he was alive it’s great to hear Pos, Maseo and Dave over his beats again. You can…

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De La Soul – “Vocabulary Spills” P. J Dilla

We’ve already heard a ton of criticism over this project, as fans spill their true feelings over De La Soul‘s use of old J Dilla beats. No matter what people say, though, we are set to hear the full project…