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Today is the day that the late great James Yancy aka Jay Dee, better known as J. Dilla was born. He passed away Feburary 10, 2006 and left us with a beautiful beattape, released on his birthday, titled “Donuts”. The album title couldn’t have been better because he sampled every track from a 45. If you go diggin or know about records you know that a 45 looks exactly like a Donut….genius.
I really didn’t plan on doing a tribute song for Dilla until just the other day I was listening to one of his “secret” beat cds that was passed off to me from a friend. I was so inspired I just started thinking rhymes which I rarely do now-a-days…but this verse just came so fast it was like I could feel the presence of Dilla in a way. He is forever going to live through the music and also through the people who love and appreciate what he brought into Hip-Hop. Check out this joint I did called “A Donut 4 Dilla (Tribute). pz.
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