Ten years ago today, producer James Yancey aka J Dilla passed away unexpectedly and the Hip-Hop World came to a standstill. That week, Dilla celebrated his 32nd birthday and released his magnum opus, Donuts, to universal acclaim.
In this mega mix, FlyLo announces the death of his dear friend and dedicates the mix to him by saying, "let's get into some jams for Dilla." It features a handful of songs by Dilla and music that he sampled from.
J Dilla stays alive through his music and the artists he worked with such as MF Doom, Madlib, Erykah Badu, The Roots, and Common. Despite being gone for a decade, he still influences modern music. In October of last year, Dilla's mother (Ma Dukes) and Vintage Vibez Music Group released Dillatronic, a 41-track album of rare instrumentals.
Listen to the Fly mix here