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  1. Musical Collaborations Abound At Brooklyn Comes Alive: Photos & VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JamBase

    ... J'Mell Smith of The Nth Power . The packed day of music continued with a tribute to influential hip hop artist J Dilla at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg put together by Break Science at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg, while The All Brothers Band of ...


  2. Thelonious Martin Pulls Inspiration from Madlib, TV & J Dilla for 'Late Night Programming'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hypebeast.com

    ... Dubbed Late Night Programming , the album delivers ten new instrumentals and is inspired by equal parts television, J Dilla and Madlib. "As a child in a single parent home, while mother was away, the television heavily influenced my tastes, from ...


  3. Kevin Lyons and His Affinity for Donuts, 'A Love Supreme' and His New Tribute to J DillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 21 | Hypebeast.com

    ... machine," the artist professed. Hosted in Detroit, the exhibition serves as homage to the late, legendary producer J Dilla . Lyons dedicated his artist residency to create 31 donut characters, reflecting 31 tracks of Dilla's classic Donuts album. ...


  4. J Dilla's Estate to Release This Exclusive "Dilla Turntable"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | Hypebeast.com

    For those keeping up with J Dilla collectibles or just looking for a cool, reasonably priced to portable turntable, look no more. "The Dilla Turntable" is a new portable turntable that folds into a compact suitcase that's being offered from the J Dilla estate.


  5. The Estate Of James Yancey Presents: The J Dilla TurntableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | HipHopDx

    Fans of J Dilla can own a special piece of memorabilia now that the Estate of James Yancey has released a limited edition portable turntable in honor of his legacy. The Dilla Turntable includes an exclusive 7-inch vinyl of " The Sickness ," the Madlib-produced single with Nas that appeared on the posthumous project, The Diary .


  6. Owner Of Historic Detroit's Hip Hop Shop Charged With MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | AllHipHop.com

    Current owner of Detroit's Hip Hop Shop, Keith B. Hudson, 41, is now facing the possibility of life in prison. According to Michigan Live , Hudson, who held a valid CPL, shot and killed Marcel Dubose, 26, about 9:20 p.m. October 10. Hudson told police the shooting was an act of self-defense after Dubose allegedly told him to "run" his "pockets" and threatened to hit him with a brick.


  7. The 7 Best Moments From the BRIC JazzFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Billboard

    Leather jackets, fashiony hats, red wine in plastic cups -- it could have been a Chelsea gallery opening, but the music gave it away. The BRIC Arts Media House in Fort Greene hosted its second annual JazzFest last weekend -- three nights of programming, with the first free and open to the public -- and New Yorkers of all stripes headed to the still-shiny venue to take in the music.


  8. Owner of famed Detroit Hip Hop Shop charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | MLive.com

    Keith B. Hudson, the 41-year-old owner of Detroit's Hip Hop Shop, a one-time proving ground for aspiring rappers like Eminem, the group D12 and producer producer J Dilla, is now facing possible life in prison. Wayne County Prosecutor' Kym Worthy's office says Hudson, who held a valid CPL, shot multiple times and killed 26-year-old Marcel Dubose about 9:20 p.m. Oct. 10. Despite claims made Hudson that he was defending himself when Dubose, a father and mixed-martial arts competitor tried to rob him, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Hudson with first-degree murder Monday.


  9. What To See At London Jazz Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Londonist

    ... Both musicians' work sees traditional swing grooves mixed with slugged beats in the style of late hip-hop producer J Dilla. Japanese born trumpeter Kuroda floats soulful trumpet lines over burbling synths, whilst drummer McCraven's compositions have ...


  10. Donuts was the last work of a legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 17 | Daily Trojan

    ... to me. The producer of many of these songs that I loved, was one of, if not, the greatest producer of all time: J Dilla. To everyone who keeps up with this column (thanks, Mom and Dad), you know that last week I talked about the emphatically smooth ...


  11. Radiohead's In Rainbows Disk 2 Is Worth Revisiting Based on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 14 | Spin

    ... again. There's a stutter to the coda of "Down Is the New Up" that suggests Radiohead were attuned to the wisdom of J Dilla before Donuts was canonized as the masterpiece it is in indie rock circles. "Last Flowers," with its acoustic instrumentation ...


  12. Warpaint Are Their Usual Exquisite Selves, Despite a Rowdy Audience at the FondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 14 | LA Weekly

    ... music - consciously challenging to pin down and as obsessed with Cocteau Twins and Massive Attack as it is with J Dilla and Bauhaus - is renowned for its hypnotism, freedom and positivity. It's recently strengthened by the oneness of their union. ...


  13. Listen to Unreleased Tape Demos From a 17-Year-Old J DillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Hypebeast.com

    Following their successful discovery of a never-before-heard J Dilla mixtape , the Boiler Room Podcast continues this week's episode with more exclusives from the late great hip-hop technician. The latest finding contains unreleased tape demos from a young 17-year-old J Dilla.


  14. Studio Talks: Peter Labier and the intuition of imageryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Columbia Spectator

    ... fine. It's really quite a weird range. Today I was listening to some classical music at one point and this producer J Dilla. And before you got here I was listening to this German band from the '70s called Cluster.


  15. J Dilla's Mom Ma Dukes Talks Forthcoming Children's Book & Son's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | Billboard

    Last month, late producer/hip hop artist J Dilla 's MPC was put on display at the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C. After making a huge splash with his Detroit-based rap group Slum Village in the '90s, Dilla shifted gears to pursue a solo career in 2001. Despite being diagnosed with TTP and lupus in 2003, he spent several years churning out his magnum opus with 2006's Donuts .


  16. ACL Review: Anderson Paak Hip-hop/R&B fusionist takes an ATX victory lapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 9 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... reigning in flourishes of watercolor jazz exploration, ecstatic James Brown soul, and boom-bap expanses favored by J Dilla. All that g-funk and bass grooved to a skittered bounce of hi-hat percussion in the opener "Come Down." Paak, 30, also offered ...


  17. NxWorries - "Get Bigger / Do U Luv"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | Stereogum

    ... the followup. "Get Bigger/Do U Luv" is more peanut butter smooth grooves. Knxwledge laces a bass-driven beat with J Dilla-esque off-time-on-purpose drums and a pretty flute flourish for .Paak lay some raspy raps over on the "Get Bigger" portion. ...


  18. Danny Brown's Dance Hall of MirrorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | Slate Magazine

    ... He hails from one of America's greatest and most iconoclastic musical cities, the land of Motown and the MC5 and J Dilla and Eminem, and he wears this legacy loudly and proudly, working in a broad palate of yelps, yowls, bellows, and shouts. Brown's ...


  19. Miike Snow Hurricane pop trio proves anything but studio-boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 3 | The Austin Chronicle

    All three bandmember - lead singer Andrew Wyatt, plus Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg - are top songwriters for the likes of Bruno Mars and Kylie Minogue, but their best work's made inside the Snow laboratory.


  20. Here's How Common's New Album "Black America Again" Tackles Racial TensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 | HipHopDx

    ... south and west sides, and as versatile and resilient as the city itself. "I haven't been this inspired since J Dilla passed. I got inspired to be an artist again," Common told the crowd, citing his current muses as Kendrick Lamar and the musical ...