J Dilla may be gone, but he's not forgotten. The legendary producer’s legacy in hip-hop has been celebrated every February since his death in 2006, during an unofficial holiday dubbed "Dilla Day" in Detroit. This year, Dilla Day is expanding to a full weekend in Miami.
After debuting the song at a Run the Jewels album listening party on Wednesday night, Nas delivers the studio version of 'The Season,' which uses the 'Gobstopper' beat from J Dilla’s great album, 'Donuts.'
At a Mass Appeal listening event for the newly-released 'Run the Jewels 2' album in Brooklyn, N.Y., Nas made a surprise appearance and delivered a jewel that should have rap fans rejoicing. The Queens MC unveiled a song that he recorded over a beat produced by the late and great J Dilla.