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Mix of the Day: HouseShoes “King James Version”

via Redefinition Records: “House Shoes presents The King James Version Chapter One: Verses One – Four (2LP, Black Vinyl Mixtape) Follow HouseShoes on Soundcloud: @houseshoes This is a lovingly and expertly construct...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Ta-Ku / Taku (Producer, Australia)

TA-KU presents “My Favorite DILLA Tracks”

Australia’s TA-KU, one of our favorite beats producers out there, is a pretty huge fan of the late J Dilla‘s work but where most of us spot at posting Jay Dee videos on Facebook and twitter… the Australian pro...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Sylvia “Sweet Stuff” (1976)

Solid solid soul jam from Sylvia called “Sweet Stuff“, of course rap heads will know this as the source sample for Dilla‘s “Crushin‘ (released on the Ruff Draft LP). And it comes complete with the ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
“The View From The Other Side” J-Dilla – A European Remembrance

“The View From The Other Side” J-Dilla – A European Remembrance

JDilla‘s influence on modern hiphop is undeniable and his legacy will go on for decades to come. However, it seems that the genius producer was heralded mostly after his passing. This is the subject of a new documentary c...
by DJ Asma

 
 
J Dilla “Donuts” 45′ Box Set

J Dilla “Donuts” 45′ Box Set

Box of donuts: 8 x 7-inch singles. Album plus bonus tracks. Expected ship date is Jan. 7, 2013 This ships worldwide (as does everything else on stonesthrow.com) J Dilla’s Donuts began simply enough, in summer 2005, as a...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Discovering J Dilla’s Record Collection

AllMusic Editor Greg Heaney interviews Jeff Bubeck, the man who unknowingly recovered the record collection of hip-hop legend J Dilla.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Dilla Dilla Breaks

Just when you thought all the Dilla bases had been covered, the good folks at Bling47.com (Wajeed and fam) come out with an absolutely great look into some of the greatest sample flips by James Yancey aka Jay Dee. The reason th...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Yasiin Bey “Sunshine Screwface” (Dilla Beat)

Always nice to see anything pop-up from mister Mos Def, or actually Yasiin Bey as he prefers to be called these days. The live performance of ‘SUNSHINE SCREWFACE‘ was recorded at Radio Nova out in Paris, one of my f...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Guest Mixes: Artbeat Montreal Remembers J Dilla

Guest Mixes: Artbeat Montreal Remembers J Dilla

I’m so mad I couldn’t attend last night’s Dilla tribute. Furious. Not only did I lose out on a bevy of gorgeous wimminz dancing the night away to BadBadNotGood’s shmooved-out stylings as well as MIMS-aff...
by Markings

 

 
Future Classic: Shash’u “4 Dilla”

Future Classic: Shash’u “4 Dilla”

Yeah in February for the past few years it’s been DILLA all day everyday. I think we would probably all get over it if the man didn’t have such a ridiculous catalog of production. Even as a Dilla head, when you thin...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
J Dilla & Steve Spacek “Look” (2007 Unreleased)

J Dilla & Steve Spacek “Look” (2007 Unreleased)

via BamaLoveSoul.com: So to my knowledge, the only Spacek/Dilla collaborations were Eve and Dolla. Well, let’s celebrate because more tracks have been unearthed! KCRW’s Mathieu Schreyer has not one but two tracks that ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Shakka “Take Our Time”

Shakka “Take Our Time” (Video Dig)

Oh Snap! This guy is my first official musical crush of the New Year. Shakka’s track “Take Our Time” is an amazing remix of J Dilla’s epic “So Far to Go”. The beat, the lyrics, the video, his voice, his adorable fac...
by MF Gold