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J Dilla’s First Annual ‘Dilla Fest’ Honors 47th Bday And 20th Anniversary of ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’ Album

The legendary rapper/producer gets a virtual festival to celebrate his legacy.

Then & Now: Common Details How He And J Dilla Collaborated On The “Thelonious” Track With Slum Village

The classic track, “Thelonius,” is the sharpest intersection of the two legendary artists' careers.

New Music Friday Blesses With Sza’s Long-Awaited Single, Big Sean’s Album And DJ Khaled, Drake & Justin Bieber Link Up

After a rough week and change, these good music Friday offerings are just what we needed for the long holiday weekend

Listen To An Unheard J Dilla Production On Common’s “HER Love”

Common dug deep in the crates for his latest single. 

Donuts Forever: Listen To An Hour-Long J. Dilla Mix

One of music’s most beloved creators continues to influence hip-hop lovers years after his passing. This past Wednesday (Feb 7) marked J-Dilla’s 44th birthday and…

Premiere: Illa J Shares A Beautiful Tribute To His Mom On “Maureen”

As we come fresh off Father’s Day weekend, it’s important to know that it’s never too late to pay homage to the hard-working folks who raised us. And that’s what Detroit…

Stream J Dilla’s Posthumous Project, ‘Motor City’

The late-Detroit MC J Dilla’s posthumous release Motor City dropped today (Apr. 21). The 19-song mixtape was preceded by the teaser “J-Rocc Blend #2,” featuring guest…

Hip-Hop Gold: Kanye West’s Uncut ‘Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton’ Interview

On the cusp of the announcement from Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, the mother of the late, great producer J. Dilla, of a new project, some newly discovered footage of Kanye…

Grafh Brings J Dilla To The MoMa In His “Give It Up” Video

Grafh may come off as gruff street cat in his rhymes, but that doesn’t mean he can’t be a true connoisseur of fine art. In his new video for “Give It Up,” the Queens…