The genius of J Dilla keeps on flourishing from beyond the sleep of death, as another release from the eternal Dilla Dawg himself, by way of his estate and Ma Dukes, is available earlier than its planned October 30th release. Today, “Dillatronic” was gifted to Dilla fans worldwide through an early release via full stream […]Read more
It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…WITHOUT A STRONG FRIDAY FIVE TO STEP TO! Our bad. Really. To make up for it, we’re coming back strong in honor of Dilla Month with the first set of Friday Five J Dilla tributes throughout February. For this first installment, we’ve got five of Dilla Dawg’s […]Read more
Every Hip-Hop head has a turning point. It’s that point where you evolve as a music fan, and start to break things down for yourself. Music is no longer just music – it’s something you deconstruct, and in the process, you learn to expand your own horizons and welcome new, often more experimental sounds. I […]Read more
Happy Dilla Day!
The Lost Scrolls Vol. 1 by J. Dilla is now available on Fatbeats.com. This special 10″ features 4 unreleased songs by the late great producer and rapper. Frank Nitt of Frank N Dank, a close friend of Dilla’s assembled The Lost Scrolls and also lends vocals on “The Throwaway”, a tune with J’s brother, Illa J. Listeners can look forward to hearing J. Dilla rap on this project; something that is not typical of a Dilla mixtape. Definitely a special treat for fans to enjoy.
Happy Birthday, James DeWitt Yancey. Your music and legacy lives forever.