J Dilla



J Dilla

Rating
Active
1993 to 2006
Born
February 7, 1974 in Detroit
Died
February 10, 2006
Location
Detroit, Michigan, United States
A.K.A.
US hip hop producer
Biography
James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, was an American record producer and rapper who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan as one third of the acclaimed music group Slum Village. According to his obituary at NPR, he "was one of the music industry's most influential hip-hop artists", working with big-name acts including A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Erykah Badu, The Roots, The Pharcyde and Common. Yancey died in 2006 of the blood disease thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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Top Songs by J Dilla


The Shining

So Far to Go

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The Shining

Won't Do

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Waves

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Love

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Don't Cry

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The Shining

E=MC2

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The Shining

Baby

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The Shining - The 10th Anniversary Collection

Love

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Geek Down

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Jungle Love

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


J Dilla's Delights, Vol. 1

J Dilla's Delights, Vol. 1

J Dilla June 17, 2017

24 Tracks

Motor City

Motor City

J Dilla April 21, 2017

20 Tracks

Champion Sound: The Remix

Champion Sound: The Remix

J Dilla January 13, 2017

10 Tracks

Jay Dee's Ma Dukes Collection

Jay Dee's Ma Dukes Collection

J Dilla December 23, 2016

15 Tracks

Jay Dee a.k.A. King Dilla

Jay Dee a.k.A. King Dilla

J Dilla October 17, 2016

8 Tracks

The Shining - The 10th Anniversary Collection

The Shining - The 10th Anniversary Collection

J Dilla August 19, 2016

21 Tracks

The Diary

The Diary

J Dilla July 8, 2016

14 Tracks

The Diary Instrumentals

The Diary Instrumentals

J Dilla July 8, 2016

15 Tracks

Jay Love Japan

Jay Love Japan

J Dilla May 6, 2016

9 Tracks

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