Tag: J Dilla

Dilla Data Is A Dilla Treasure Trove

Sampling

4 NYU students created a site called Dilla Data that collected information on J Dilla’s samples. Check it out.

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QSTN – Opus One

Instrumental Hip Hop

QSTN tries his hand at a Slum Village flip on his latest track, "Opus One"....

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Frontrunner’s Guide On Producing Music Like J Dilla

Hip Hop

The music and arts publication gave tips on how to produce music like J Dilla and they're actually helpful....

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The Breaking Atoms Podcast Gives Its Due Dillagence

Music

Episode 54 of The Breaking Atoms Podcast celebrates the life and legacy of J Dilla. Stream it here.

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Thelonious Martin – A Dozen For Dilla Vol. 4

Instrumental Hip Hop

The Chicago producer drops the fourth instalment from his A Dozen For Dilla series....

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J Dilla Talks About His Sampling Inspirations in Rare Interview From 2003

Interviews

The hip hop icon talks about his family in Detroit and how he only discovered Fela Kuti while working on Like Water For Chocolate. The name...

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Thijsenterprise – Stepbacks & Setbacks

Hip Hop

Barcelona-based beatmaker Thijsenterprise drops mammoth beat tape, Stepbacks & Setbacks, dedicated to some important people in his...

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Samples from Jaylib’s Champion Sound Played by VinRican

Mixes

Power 106 Los Angeles got DJ VinRican to mix tracks from Champion Sound with the samples they used. It’s officially dope. Say what...

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How J Dilla Humanized The MPC3000

Video

Estelle Caswell discussed how J Dilla made his MPC3000 musical for Vox. Many musicians are synonymous with their instrument of choice...

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Sampleface Five: 100 Years of Thelonious Monk

Jazz

He was a trailblazer with his improv style, wide-ranging melodic shifts, and trademark fashions. Thelonious Monk was born on this day in...

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Jaylib – Da Rawkus (2002)

Hip Hop

Jaylib went HAM in their respective ways on Da Rawkus, an unreleased track from 2002. Stones Throw have launched a vinyl subscription...

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J Dilla: Back To The Crib Mixtape

Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, R&B, Soul

The unearthing of Dilla treats continues as the Boiler Room release a mixtape of his listening habits. Something a little different from...

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VIDEO: Black Milk – Boiler Room Set In Moscow

Video

Black Milk is at it again with another fine Boiler Room set in Moscow. I always look forward to Boiler Room sets involving my favourite...

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Blake Frederick – Rhythm N’ Beats Vol. 2

Free Download, Hip Hop

NYC producer Blake Frederick drops the second volume from his Rhythm N’ Beats Vol. 2, inspired by 9th Wonder, J Dilla, and Jake One....

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Pipomixes – Beats, Headphones & Coffee Mix

Mixes

Pipomixes – the self-proclaimed “PBS of the mixtape game” – throws together a fine mix featuring Madlib, James...

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