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J.Dilla’s Delights Vol. 1 is the first posthumous release from J.Dilla’s daughters Ja’Mya Yancey and Ty-Monae Whitlow. The collection of 24 instrumentals were specifically reserved for Dilla’s daughters and all of the tracks have the agility, originality and head-nodding quality that he always brought to his work.
J.Dilla’s Motor City album of rare tracks curated by his mother Ma Dukes is out now. Stream the album and the head over to iTunes for a digital copy or Dillatronic.com to get the deluxe version that includes a CD, vinyl, T-shirt, slipmat and a cassette of J Rocc’s alternate mix.
Motor City is a new collection of unheard instrumentals from J.Dilla handpicked by his mother Maureen Yancey who is simply known as Ma Dukes. The 19-song tracklisting is packaged as a letter from her to Dilla with a handwritten message in a mailing envelope. J Rocc of the Beat Junkies was Dilla’s friend and he has a mix of the album included as a download code. Blend #2 has Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes rapping over a Dilla beat in a reworking of Pharrell’s “For The Nasty.” Motor City will be released April 28th and can be pre-ordered on Friday.
London’s Rap and Soul is offering the official estate-approved J.Dilla turntable on the eve of his would have been 43rd birthday tomorrow. The portable turntable is a stand-alone piece that can be used with an RCA jack or a USB input. There is a 45 adapter, replaceable and software that will allow you to record music directly into your computer. You are able to get started using the turntable with a 7-inch copy of “The Sickness” which features Nas and was produced by Madlib. Check out the turntable at Rap and Soul’s site.