Vinyl Toys

The J Dilla Vinyl Toy By Stussy x Pay Jay Productions

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Pics and release info for the official J Dilla Figure by Pay Jay Productions.

Slum Village

The Primer: 10 Slum Village Songs Everyone Should Know

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Trials, tribulations and classics from one of Detroit's finest groups.

The King Of Beats

J Dilla – “Filth” x ‘King Of Beats’ Boxset

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Gifts from J Dilla's vault make his fans look like this...

MP3s

Beat Knowledge: House Shoes Features Jay Dee On “The Gift,” Hosts Beat Contest

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A collection of early J Dilla records bless our ears with sought after remixes.

The Diary (J Dilla)

J Dilla – “Give ‘Em What They Want”

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Unreleased, posthumous records can be problematic. Just look at Tupac's albums after death and the mixed response to Michael Jackson's tunes beyond the grave for reference. "New" J Dilla records, though?

#Documentaries

De La Soul + J Dilla – Smell The Da.I.S.Y. Mixtape

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The Plug trio plus one producer for new project.

Smell The DA.I.S.Y

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

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Another track from the <em>Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancy)</em> tribute tape.

Smell The DA.I.S.Y

De La Soul & J Dilla Revisit The DA.I.S.Y. Age On New Song “Dilla Plugged In”

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Definitely enough to get fans feenin' for <em>Smell The DA.I.S.Y</em>.

SiR

SiR – Long Live Dilla Mixtape

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Long live James Dewitt Yancey.

SMOKE BREAK

A J Dilla-Themed Donut Shop Will Open In Detroit This Fall

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Of all the posthumous tributes to J Dilla, Dilla's Uncle Herm's <a href="http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130827/ENT09/308270105/New-Detroit-doughnut-shop-honor-producer-J-Dilla-s-legacy?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE">new Detroit donut shop</a> might be the most appropriate.

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J-Dilla’s Uncle Is Going To Open Up A Detroit Donut Shop Called ‘Dilla’s Delights’

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The highly influential and Detroit born hip-hop producer, who died in 2006, is going to have a gourmet donut store named in his honor. It's going to become a destination for both music and food lovers.

Unreleased Music

Proof Ft. J Dilla – “Keep It On The Low”

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As a tribute to Big Proof on the seven year anniversary of his passing, <a href="http://shadyrecords.com/2013/04/11/rip-proof-7th-anniversary/">Shady Records</a> dug into the vaults and released this dusty gem, paying homage to maybe the most effective mayor Detroit has ever seen.

#Documentaries

Fuse Premieres J Dilla Documentary, Opens Up Dilla’s Record Storage Locker

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<a href="https://www.fuse.tv/videos/2013/03/crate-diggers-j-dilla">Fuse</a> recently premiered its lengthy documentary on the legacy of one James Yancey, aka J Dilla, earlier today.

The Ummah

The Primer: 10 J Dilla Beats Everyone Should Know

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Plenty of words in print, online and on t-shirts praised James Yancey bka J Dilla as a premier, yet overlooked, artist since he died seven years ago.

Smoke DZA

Smoke DZA Ft. Joey Bada$$ – “G.otham F.*ckin’ C.ity” Video

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In a few weeks, J Dilla heads and music outlets will celebrate "Dilla Day," a now-annual lionizing of the deceased Detroit producer.

questlove

Watch & Listen To ?uestlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix

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Anything with the word "Dilla" always catches my ears, regardless of whether it's a cover or tribute or some unreleased material.

Supa Emcee

Guilt-Free Listening: J Dilla’s “Rebirth Of Detroit” Full Album Stream

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Dilla's posthumous release, Rebirth Of Detroit, went to stores on Tuesday, but, in case you missed it, the full release is available for stream before buying.


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