Posts Tagged ‘j dilla’

J Dilla – “Filth”

With the wealth of unreleased material from J Dilla in the streets, it's always ill to hear that more is on the way, especially when Ma Dukes actually had a hand in sorting through his material.... Read more »

J Dilla – “The Doe”

As Stones Throw gears up for the release of The Diary, J Dilla’s vocal album that he had created before his passing, the label shares another slice of the project. “The Doe” is the B-side to... Read more »

Peanut Butter Wolf on Why Stones Throw Is Different and What We Can Do to Make “Madvillainy 2″ Happen

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, the documentary about the legendary independent label Stones Throw, is truly inspiring. Charting the label’s history, from its beginnings as a means for Peanut Butter Wolf to release the album he... Read more »

De La Soul – “Vocabulary Spills (Prod. J Dilla)”

In anticipation of their forthcoming collaborative mixtape, Smell the Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancy, due March 26), which features production from the late J Dilla, De La Soul has unleashed another old/new song from the... Read more »

De La Soul x J Dilla – “Dilla Plugged In”

As you may recall, the legendary hip-hop trio De La Soul made their entire discography available as a free download on February 15 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album, 3 Feet High and... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: In Memory of J Dilla

Yesterday, Friday February 4, would have bee the 40th birthday of the legendary producer J Dilla, and next Monday (February 10) is the eighth anniversary of his passing. Dilla's influence looms large to this day, not... Read more »

Slum Village Debuts “Yes Yes” in Honor of J Dilla

Today would have been J Dilla’s 40th birthday. But James Yancey died too young eight years ago, victim of a rare blood disease. Slum Village, one of the many collaborations that bear Dilla’s stamp, has commemorated... Read more »

Listen to J Dilla’s “Dillatroit,” a Previously Vinyl-Only Album

When J Dilla passed away at the far too early age of 32 in 2006, he left behind a legacy of production work both released and never heard before. Much of that latter work has since... Read more »

Joey Bada$$ – “Two Lips (Prod. J Dilla)”

J Dilla’s mother and Akomplice clothing have teamed up for the release of a new Joey Bada$$ record that’ll feature an unreleased beat from Dilla himself. Akomplice enters the picture with clothing inspired by the late... Read more »

J Dilla – “Diamonds (The Shining Pt. 1)”

Here’s another taste of the posthumous album of the legend that is J Dilla. The Nottz-produced “Diamonds,” the original of which was titled “The Shining Pt. 1″ and was only available as an unmixed leak, will... Read more »

J Dilla – “Trucks”

PayJay Productions released a 12″ vinyl earlier this week featuring J Dilla‘s long-lost “Anthem,” and today, we get to hear the single’s B-side. “Trucks” is, as Spin so eloquently put it, a “gangstafied Gary Numan tribute”... Read more »

J Dilla ft. Frank-N-Dank – “Anthem”

Even years after his death, there is no less excitement surrounding a J Dilla release. The prolific artist may be best known for his production, but on The Diary, an album Dilla made in the early 2000s and... Read more »

Yancey Boys ft. Frank Nitt – “The Throwaway”

Almost three months after being named chief curator to J Dilla‘s music catalogue, Frank Nitt (of Frank-N-Dank), alongside Delicious Vinyl, present this throwback single from the Yancey Boys, aka brothers J DIlla and Illa J, entitled... Read more »

Frank Nitt Named Chief Curator Of J Dilla’s Music Catalogue

After years of frustration, confusion and much strife from the family of J Dilla and his many fans worldwide, the Yancey Music Group issue a press release last night that officially announced Frank Nitt as the... Read more »

Album Stream: J Dilla – Rebirth of Detroit

One of the greatest hip hop producers of all time is now even putting out albums posthumously (with the help of Yancey Media Group & The J Dilla Foundation). This collection of unreleased Dilla tracks feature... Read more »