Here’s one for the beat-heads to salivate over: an unreleased album from 2002 by the legendary J Dilla. ”The Diary” features Dilla vocal performances recorded over tracks from Madlib, Pete Rock, Nottz, House Shoes, Karriem Riggins and others. The first album to be released on the newly revived PayJay Productions (Dilla’s production and publishing company), it [...]
LISTEN: J Dilla – Lets Pray Together (Instrumental) (from YouTube) The excellent “Dillatroit EP” features twelve new unreleased J Dilla tracks on limited edition vinyl. Many of these beats were used on the “Rebirth of Detroit” album from last year, but this EP features instrumental versions not heard there and which are in many ways [...]
Questlove recently debuted an hour-long J Dilla set at the Boiler Room in NYC for Red Bull Music Academy Radio. Not much to say except watch it here or stream it below. It’s Dilla love in full effect.
LISTEN: The Pharcyde – “Drop” LISTEN: The Brand New Heavies (feat. Q-Tip) – “Sometimes [ J. Dilla Remix]“ Delicious Vinyl is re-issuing the fantastic J. Dilla compilation “Jay Deelicious” as a triple LP on colored vinyl (cherry red, clear & white!). Features his work for the label during the mid-90′s both well known (Pharcyde) and [...]