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Detroit Free Press
J Dilla's music equipment on display at new Smithsonian museum
A new Smithsonian museum will incorporate music production equipment owned by the late Detroit hip-hop artist James Yancey, known as J Dilla.
The Smithsonian to house Detroit hip hop legend J Dilla's MPC, custom Moog synthesizer
Detroit hip hop legend J Dilla passed away in 2006 at the age of 32, but his legacy will live on at The Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. An MPC is a beat machine and a Moog is an analog music synthesizers designed by Dr. Robert Moog or manufactured by Moog Music.
J Dilla Hip-Hop Collection Donated to National Museum of African American History and Culture
The items will be part of the museum's growing arts and entertainment collection designed to explore how popular music helped shape the nation's history and culture politically and socially.
J Dilla's MPC and Moog Synthesizer to Be Displayed in the Smithsonian
The enduring legacy of J Dilla has been further reinforced today with news that the pioneering hip-hop producer's MPC and Moog synthesizer will be displayed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.
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