These Are The Break/s: RIP Grandmaster Roc Raida

Hip hop is in a perpetual state of mourning. Today is no exception. Anthony Williams better known as Grandmaster Roc Raida unexpectedly passed away this morning on September 19, 2009 at the young age of 37 reportedly due to health complications related to a spinal injury (reports have yet to be confirmed). A legend in … Continue reading

14KT “Nowalataz”

DOWNLOAD: 14KT “NOWALATAZ” “Here it is… a project I unofficially had done since 2006. It started when James Yancey a.k.a. J Dilla passed that February. To cope with the death of my favorite producer, who I liked to call my unofficial “musical mentor,” I started making ‘donuts’ …uncontrollably. I never planned to release any of … Continue reading

Workin’ On It

My baby Dwele shot a video for this classic Dilla tribute track to send off February with a B-A-N-G!

Suite For Ma Dukes

“One of the more creative projects (commemorating James “Jay Dilla” Yancey) I’ve come across is this one, The Suite For Ma Dukes EP. This project was put together by Carlos Nino and Miguel Atwood Ferguson, and it’s a 4 song EP featuring orchestral interpretations of some of J Dilla’s finest work. Proceeds from the EP will go … Continue reading

J Dilla Changed My Life

Happy Bornday, Dilla Via Andy Brown @ Vimeo