Articles tagged “J Dilla”

The Day J Dilla Met DJ Jazzy Jeff — And Blew His Mind

The day J Dilla met DJ Jazzy Jeff

During the Red Bull Music 3Style World DJ Championships last month, we got to hang with the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff. We discussed his history, how records have affected his life, and one of his wildest crate digging stories. We’ll have the full video for you soon, but that crate digging story is why we’re […]

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The 10 Most Essential J Dilla Albums

10 Of The Most Essential J Dilla Releases

Things move fast in hip-hop. A specific style or technique might be hot today, but it could be completely declassé in a month. The hypest producers of yesteryear, or even yesterweek, are often passed by. The names might be spoken, but it amounts to little more than lip service. Not J Dilla, though. More than […]

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Discogs Mix 43 – J. Rocc

One of the original turntablists, J. Rocc founded the Beat Junkies in 1992 with Melo-D and Rhettmatic, but has done just as much on his own as in a group setting. He began DJing in the mid-’80s with a California group named PSK. Soon after forming, the Beat Junkies became a seminal force in the […]

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