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Friday Aug 29 | National Public Radio

J. Dilla's Lost Scrolls

When Jeff Bubeck buys an old record collection, he has no idea it once belonged to J. Dilla, one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

HipHopDx

[Giveaways] J Dilla "The King Of Beats" Box Set Giveaway

The King of Beats commemorative booklet contains interviews with his peers, scholars, etc.

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KQED

Roy Hargrove Returns to Rocket Skyward

The Chicago-based trumpeter could have easily turned in the Grammy-winning 1997 album Habana with his Afro-Cuban band Crisol, gone to sleep for 15 years and cemented his place in modern jazz history.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Roy Hargrove, Common, Hip-Hop, Erykah Badu, Black Entertainment, Soul

Thu Aug 21, 2014

HipHopDx

[Interviews] Statik Selektah Calls Out New York Emcees Making Wannabe Trap Records

Exclusive: Statik Selektah revisits selling 10,000 Nas mixtapes in an hour and reveals that Joey Bada$$'s debut will feature a previously unheard J Dilla beat courtesy of Ma Dukes.

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Related Topix: New York, Hip-Hop, Hilltop Hoods

Wed Aug 13, 2014

MTV

How J. Dilla's Legacy Ended Up In The Smithsonian

Even with his tragic and untimely passing in 2006 from lupus, J Dilla has an influence that lives on.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Common Addresses Possibility Of "Nas Dot Com" Album With Nas

Common recalls seeing Jay Z in the crowd at one of his first shows, speaks on "running" from J Dilla.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop

Mon Aug 04, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Common Details 5 Favorite J Dilla Beats, Revisits Ice Cube Beef

As an up-and-comer in Hip Hop during the time he was dissed by former N.W.A rapper Ice Cube on the Mack 10 track "Westside Slaughterhouse," Common says he felt a variety of emotions following the diss.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, N.W.a., Rap

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