Mon, 25 Feb 2013 / Post a commentBadu describes the hip-hop genius and the battle he lost with lupus in this personal account for RBMA.
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 / 2 CommentsThe late producer's mother is auctioning off a portion of his library in a series of weekly auctions on Ebay.
Sun, 17 Jun 2012 / Post a commentFACT's Tom Lea talks to Maurren Yancey about her son's legacy and the new label she's starting in his honour, Ruff Draft.
|Real name / ||James Dewitt Yancey|
|Aliases / ||Jay Dee, J Dilla, Dilla Dawg, Dill Withers, Mcnasty|
|James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, was an American record producer who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan. According to his obituary at NPR.org, he "was one of the music industry's most influential hip-hop artists, working for big-name acts like A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes and Common."|
|On the internet|
|RA DJ Page / ||residentadvisor.net/dj/jdilla|
|Website / ||www.j-dilla.com/|
|Discogs / ||discogs.com/artist/j+dilla|
|Facebook / ||facebook.com/pages/J-Dilla/5792106068|
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