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J Dilla Record Collection: Thousands of Late Producer’s LPs Found in Abandoned Storage Unit

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The late J Dilla, considered by many to be one of the greatest hip-hop DJs ever, left behind an extensive treasure trove of records. According to The Detroit News (via Pitchfork), t

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J. Dilla’s Mother Announces New Album, ‘Rebirth of Detroit’

Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey, mother of revered Detroit beatmaker J. Dilla, has announced that a new album from her son will be released later this year.

The album, entitled 'The Rebirth of Detroit,'

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10 Favorite J. Dilla Beats

With a discography as deep, profound and sonically stunning as the late, great James "J. Dilla/Jay Dee" Yancey, choosing a set of favorites is damn near impossible. Listen enough and you could switch between preferred tracks o

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J Dilla, The Maestro of Beats, Remembered by Hip-Hop Peers

It has been five years since hip-hop production virtuoso James "J Dilla/Jay Dee" Yancey passed away from complications of lupus. In a too short career, the Detroit native amassed a substantial production discography with his group Slum Village, as a solo MC and via his collaborations with the likes of Q-

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J. Dilla Documentary Released to Commemorate Birthday

In celebration of legendary producer J. Dilla's 37th birthday today, a documentary has been released about the revered former A Tribe Called Quest and Slum Village producer. The 39-minute film, entitl

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Q-Tip, Slum Village’s T3 to Perform at J Dilla Benefit

Q-Tip and Slum Village member T3 have both signed on to appear at the J Dilla Foundation's 2nd annual One Won't Do 2: J Dilla Tribute and Fundraiser. The event will celebrate the life of the late producer and feature a performance by Dilla's younger brother, rapper Illa J.

The event which will

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J Dilla Foundation Announces International Art Contest

Legendary producer J Dilla's non-profit organization has announced that it will be holding the So Far to Go International art contest, promoting arts programs in urban communities.

Run by Dilla's mother Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yan

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Stones Throw Records Drops Free J Dilla ‘Donut Shop’ EP

Last March, we told you about a new version of Serato, the leading digital DJ platform, based around the work and life of legendary producer J Dilla. The package, which was a collaboration between the software company and Dilla's former home, Stone

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Charles Hamilton Checks Into Mental Hospital

It's a well-known fact that rapper Charles Hamilton has a few screws loose, as evidenced by crediting a long-deceased J Dilla as the producer on one of his projects. But Chuck plans on getting his mind

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Rah Digga Delivers a ‘Classic’

After more than a decade since releasing her debut album 'Dirty Harriet,' Rah Digga is ready for round two. The self-proclaimed "Harriet Thugman of Rap" has seen the heights of fame and success as both a solo artist and as the sole female member of Busta Rhymes' Flipmode Squad. However, the rapper became a victim of industr

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