Tag Archives: J Dilla

J Dilla – Donut Shop (FreEP) (Download)

I’m not sure of the back story to this project but I’m not asking… Shouts to Dot for the post!

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Slum Village Calls It Quits

These guys have went through a lot.  First, there was the passing of the late, great J Dilla, then last year, Baatin leaves us as well.  Almost 15 years into the game, it was announced that Villa Manifesto will be Slum Vill’s last LP. Elzhi’s manager issued a statement saying, “”For all intents and purposes concerning eLZhi, Slum Village is defunct. This is the last SV LP.” There has been no word on what T3’s plans are as of yet. The last LP is scheduled to be released on July 27th of this year.
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Slum Village – Lock It Down (prod. J Dilla)

Here’s another radio ripped track produced by the late J Dilla.

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The Roots – Dilla Jawns (Mixtape)

Here’s a Roots tribute to the late producer.  ?uestlove killed it at Donuts are Forever a few months back and the set really showed his appreciate and love for what Dilla did so you know you’re in for a treat with this one.

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Guilty Simpson & Madlib – Cali Hills (Mp3)

Off OJ Simpson, this track is Guilty’s story about working with the late legendary producer, J Dilla.  Dilla was the first to give Simpson an chance to be featured on Jaylib’s Strapped back in 2003.

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Win Yourself the Timeless DVD Set

The highly-anticipated DVD set drops on March 30th but you can get your hands on it by entering and answering a trivial question.  I already received an advanced copy and let me tell you, it’s definitely worth entering.

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URB.com Speaks with Dan Black: Symphonies Of The Night

Eccentricity is a valuable thing to have nowadays. In the music world, it can leave an impression; whether it be stark, memorable or shocking, being out-of-the-box leaves a mark. In pop music, we have artists who go too far visually and do not let the music speak; but then we have someone like Dan Black, who balances forward-thinking with pop sensibility. On his debut album ((UN)), Black surrounds listeners with tracks that maintain a blend of fun, intuitive and catchy pop melodies. He’s caught the attention of artists in different worlds (Hot City to Kid Cudi) and inspires everyone to just dance. Before he embarked on his U.S. tour, Black took a bit of time to speak to us about his origins, his influences and his jet-lag.

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