Monday, February 7, 2011

J-Dilla Still Shining

Wow, this made my day.  Five years ago, hip hop lost an icon.  J-Dilla aka Jay Dee outta Detroit, the father of the neo-soul sound, creator of classic beats blessed by Erykah Badu, Common, De La Soul, Janet Jackson, Q Tip, Busta Rhymes, The Pharcyde, and many, many more, passed away from Lupus, leaving a musical legacy that is to this day unmatched.  In the link below, fellow hip hop enthusiast B Kyle from has compiled a wonderful 40 minute film honoring his memory and the impact he had on music as a whole.  I mean, this cat influenced those who influenced him musically.  Who can say that???  We truly miss him in the music industry and pray that his genius is never forgotten.  Enjoy.

"J.Dilla: Still Shining" from B.Kyle on Vimeo.

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