It was announced earlier this week that Questlove and The Roots would helm the tribute.
VIBE spoke with Questlove about partnering with The Balvenie, new The Roots music, J Dilla doc and more.
"J Dilla was our teacher," Questlove said in a statement.
The Roots' frontman spoke about his place in Hip-Hop's pantheon.
The legendary emcee joins the groundbreaking firm to make a way in finance for the Black community.
The Juneteenth Global Celebration At The Hollywood Bowl, As Told By Symphony Conductor Derrick Hodge
The award-winning composer and bassist spoke exclusively with VIBE about this moment for the culture.
The evening raised a record-breaking $3.7 million, the largest amount ever raised during this event.
The Roots, Lucky Daye, Freddie Gibbs, and more are all set to perform.