Great interview with Talib Kweli and Ma Dukes, mother of the late great J Dilla. About an hour and ten minutes in, Ma Dukes speaks about Dilla’s battle with lupus. 24 more words
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The late Detroit producer/rapper J Dilla is a hip-hop legend whose influence on music is still being felt to this day.
Similar to other deceased members of the rap community, including Biggie, 2Pac and Jam Master Jay, Dilla’s accomplishments as a groundbreaking artist are revered. 129 more words
So we’ve come to the end of Dilla month. We got a chance to go through some of Dilla’s best; some known, some unknown. Nevertheless, there are probably still plenty of Dilla tracks we have yet to hear, but I’m sure that when the time is right, his estate, with his mother’s blessing, will… 46 more words