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Late producer’s entire project available to hear

This week sees the release of ‘Dillatronic’, a compilation of 41 rare J Dilla instrumentals. The album will be available digitally, on 3xLP vinyl, CD...

A tribute to the hip-hop mastermind...

Marking ten years of ‘J Dilla Changed My Life’ parties, The Doctor’s Orders are throwing a mammoth bash to celebrate the genius of James ‘J...

On the eve of the 15th anniversary of J Dilla’s death, BBE have released a special edition of his debut album, 'Welcome 2 Detroit' pressed...

On 26th February 2001, BBE released ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’, the debut solo album from James Dewitt Yancey, and first material under his J Dilla moniker...

Circadian Rhythms readies two fierce remixes of Last Japan and Killa P’s shadowy grime cut, ‘Exhale’. Hear Sully’s rumbling garage rework now

This week, Circadian Rhythms will release two remixes of Last Japan and Killa P’s dark dubstep and grime fusion, ‘Exhale’.

Originally released in 2017, the...

J Dilla press shot

J Dilla changed music with his unique production style and wonky beat patterns. Ahead of an expansive new book on his life and art, Marke Bieschke talks to author Dan Charnas about the enigmatic artist’s impact 

D is for Detroit. D is for Dilla. D is for ‘Donuts’, the legendary 31-track collection that James Dewitt Yancey — aka Jay Dee, aka...

New J Dilla biography will explore the life and influence of pioneering producer

A biography exploring the life and career of J Dilla is set to be published.

Dilla Time: The Life And Afterlife Of J Dilla, The...

Chris Gavino’s rise to fame has been meteoric. Just four years ago, the Washington DC-based DJ, producer and label owner was pursuing his degree. But he...

The moniker is a shoutout to Gavino’s Filipino roots. He grew up moving between the Philippines, Indonesia, and the United States, attending international schools while...

The initiative is headed by VH1's Save The Music Foundation

The J Dilla Music Tech Grant has been announced. 

Named after the late Michigan producer, who was born James Dewitt Yancey in 1974, the grant will...

Sonny Moore was on the decks for the six-track medley

Skrillex has joined Ty Dolla $ign for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

A couple of months on from collaborating with the multi-instrumentalist on 'Malokera', Sonny Moore...

The wait is over

Skrillex has dropped his latest collaboration with Troyboi, Ty Dolla $ign, MC Lan and Ludmilla.

Sharing the news in July via Instagram, English producer Troyboi...

TroiBoi, MC Lan and Ludmilla also worked with the OWSLA boss on this baile funk beauty... 

Skrillex has shared the video for his collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, TroiBoi, MC Lan and Ludmilla. 

The OWSLA chief first unveiled the collective effort...

The LP follows a two track EP on the label in 2019

Don Zilla has announced his debut solo album.

The Ugandan producer, who is a resident with Kampala's Nyege Nyege collective and manager of the city's...

'Malokera' will also feature MC Lan and Ludmilla...

Skrillex has teased a new collaboration with Troyboi and more.

Having already paired up with Skrillex on the OWSLA-released 'WARLORDZ' last month, English producer...

“It's time to end this harmful image..."

When the clubs close in the early hours in Ibiza, clubbers naturally want to carry on the party at one of Ibiza's many famous villa...

Errorsmith, Jay Mitta, Sisso and more feature

Uganda's Nyege Nyege Tapes has launched a new mixtape series.

The first is titled 'At The Villa' and features a number of artists from the...