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Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track “100 Grandkids” off his long-delayed upcoming release, GO:OD AM; Lil B and Chance The Rapper fulfilled their Instagram post’s collaboration promise with the silent release of Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape); and Curren$y, with nothing to gai… More »

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Stream Slum Village Yes!

Before he struck out on his own and became the sort of producer whose name other beatmakers speak in hushed tones, the late legend J…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2015 - 10:54 am
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Slum Village – “Right Back” (Feat. De La Soul) (Prod. J Dilla)

The long-running Detroit rap group Slum Village has been around since the late '90s, and they've been through a ton of lineup changes over the…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Nas – “The Season” (Prod. J Dilla)

Nasty Nas is in your area. He's about to cause mass hysteria. And by "mass hysteria," I of course mean "deep and appreciative head-nodding." Yesterday,…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 10:26 am

Nas Joins Run The Jewels At RTJ2 Release Party, Shares Dilla-Produced “The Season”

Last night, Run The Jewels found a great way to celebrate the release of their monster sophomore album RTJ2: They hosted a screening of The
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2014 - 11:05 am

J Dilla’s MPC And Moog Are Going Into The Smithsonian

At the 9th annual DC Loves Dilla Concert last night, a big announcement came during the tribute to the late and sorely missed hip-hop producer.
Miles Bowe | July 18, 2014 - 4:33 pm
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J Dilla – “Filth”

Amazingly enough, there are still unreleased J Dilla tracks floating around out there. A whole pile of the late production legend's unheard material will appear…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2014 - 2:16 pm
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Download De La Soul Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul Of Yancy) Mixtape

Ever since they posted almost their entire discography for free download last month, the great pioneering rap trio De La Soul have been rolling, with…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2014 - 10:25 am

De La Soul – “Vocabulary Spills” (Prod. J Dilla)

De La Soul, one of the greatest rap groups of all time, have been away for a while, but they've suddenly kicked back into high…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
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De La Soul – “Dilla Plugged In” (Prod. J Dilla)

Last month, De La Soul marked the 25th anniversary of their classic debut album 3 Feet High And Rising by, for one day, offering seve…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 9:22 am
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Joey Bada$$ x J Dilla – “Two Lips”

The space-rap production legend J Dilla died almost eight years ago, and it's crazy that there are still unused Dilla beats floating around out there…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 3:45 pm
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J Dilla – “Anthem”

The late rap production legend J Dilla recorded a ton of music before he died, and we still haven't heard all of it. A forthcoming…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2013 - 3:36 pm
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Danny Brown – “Jay-Dee’s Revenge” Video

Danny Brown has amassed most of his sizable buzz over the last year or so, but he's also a veteran of Detroit's rap scene, and…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2012 - 7:30 am
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Morning Benders Cover Joanna Newsom Over A J Dilla Beat

'Tis the season for summer mixes. I made mine, the morning benders' Chris Chu put one together for L.A.-based site Say Mayday. Plenty to love…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2010 - 2:12 pm
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New (MF) DOOM – “That’s That”

No more Metal Face (in title anyway) for Daniel Dumille. For the forthcoming MM..Food followup, it's just DOOM. So far the Born Like This LP…
Amrit Singh | February 23, 2009 - 11:06 am
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