J Dilla

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 on a daily, sometimes hourly, basis...
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 collaboratio…
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, entitled 'Still Shining,' covers the life of the gifted Detroit producer and rapper, who di…

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