J Dilla

Happy Birthday J Dilla

James Yancey aka J Dilla would have been 38 years old today, but his presence is still resonating through hip hop music today and those who grew up listening to his music are keeping his legacy alive and well. Dilla created beats for ATCQ, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Common, Erykah Badu and was a member of Slum Village. A prolific producer and an aficionado of music, J Dilla made music for an entire generation of hip hop lovers, and secured his place in history as one of the greatest producers of all time.

Happy Birthday James Yancey, you are missed brother, but your music will be with us forever.