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J. Dilla

J.Dilla’s “Sunbeams” is from The 1996 What Up Doe Sessions.  The title comes from how many Detroiters greet each other by saying “What Up Doe?” The song was built with Joe Sample’s “Black Is The Color” and Grady Tate’s “Be Black Baby.” “Sunbeams” was another instance of Dilla’s genius understandingContinue Reading

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J. Dilla

Does Derric “D-Dot” Angelettie have a better catalog than J. Dilla?  Related posts: Termanology-100 Bars (Circulate) J.Dilla Tribute On-Point TV Interview With Frank-N Dank About Dilla Black Thought Talks To AFORHTV About Artists Getting Beats From J.Dilla Illa J Talks About J.DillaContinue Reading

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Phife Dawg and J.Dilla’s younger brother IIIa J connected with producers Potatohead People for “French Kiss Deux.” They pay tribute to Montreal women with a laidback approach accentuated by the lazy trumpets and the beat that is more suited for slow-dancing. “French Kiss Deux” will appear on Phife Dawg’s posthumousContinue Reading

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