Category Archives: J Dilla

Interview: Blu

Blu is constantly releasing new music, but 2018 has been a particularly busy time for the prolific LA emcee and producer. Fresh off the release of Godz in the Spirit, Titans in the Flesh, with Nottz, and The Blueprint with Shafiq Husayn; … Continue reading

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Interview: Nolan The Ninja

Detroit producer/MC Nolan the Ninja speaks to us about the influence of old school legends – Redman, Tribe and JAY-Z – on his distinctive style, how Knxledge inspires him and the way his hometown continues to shape his drive. Words … Continue reading

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Slum Village – ‘The Lost Scrolls, Vol. 2’

A bunch of unreleased joints from Slum Village, including right back from the Dilla and Baatin years.

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Slum Village – ‘Hold Tight’ (lost remix) feat. Q-Tip

Slum V dig a ‘lost’ remix out from the archives, featuring none other than the Abstract.

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Interview: Dave Cooley

Stones Throw Records followers and liner note junkies will probably recognize the name Dave Cooley from albums like Donuts, Madvillainy, Champion Sound, The Further Adventures of Lord Quas, and Ruff Draft. Cooley is a world-renowned and well sought after mixing … Continue reading

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Young RJ – ‘Wait’ feat. Pete Rock & Boldy James (video)

Video for this smooth single from a few weeks back, with a guest verse by Pete Rock. What with Young RJ being in Slum Village, its a nice touch that two of Dilla’s daughters appear in the video.

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Noveliss – ‘Dilla Instinct’

J Dilla inspired new project from the Clear Soul Forces member.

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J Dilla – ‘Motor City’

The latest collection of Dilla beats courtesy of Ma Dukes has arrived. Stream over at Okayplayer.

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J Dilla – ‘Motor City J-Rocc Blend #2’ feat. Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes

There’s (yet another) collection of J Dilla joints on the way from Ma Dukes, Motor City. J. Rocc has unleashed this Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes featuring special blend. Dope.

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T3 – ‘Titus’

The memory of the late Slum Village emcee Baatin lives on in this tribute from fellow founding member T3. Listen here. 

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