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Maureen Yancey, left, mother of the late James A'J DillaA' Yancey, with Timothy Anne Burnside, a popular music historian with the SmithsonianA's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Detroit Free Press
J Dilla's music equipment on display at new Smithsonian museum
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