J Dilla


  • c-STH2126
  • $12.99

CSD Release 2014. Accessible without being typical or easily defined: its hip hop without mcs; electronic music that at times sounds like a 70s soul mixtape; j dilla doing what he does best - crafting hip-hop, soul and electronic music into his own sound. you might not have heard of j dilla, but you know his sound. he produced classics for a tribe called quest, pharcyde, janet jackson, busta rhymes, q tip, common (including two tracks on 'be', and the whole preceding album), and was a founder member and driving force behind slum village. add to that a slew of classic remixes (dangelo, lucy pearl etc); his incredible jaylib album with madlib and his bbe 'beat generation' lp; and the prolific underground trading of his legendary beat-tapes, and you've got the story of a hip hop legend.