Posts Tagged ‘J Dilla’

Yancey Boys LP Sunset Blvd. with J Dilla beats, Common

10.29.13 / Featured

Choose Format: Vinyl LP / Instrumental LP / Compact Disc / mp3 or lossless wav With its rapturous single “Quicksand” featuring Common, Sunset Blvd. also teams Yancey Boys with De La Soul’s Posdnuos (“Beautiful”), The Pharcyde’s SlimKid3 (“Rock My World”), and T3 of Slum Village (“Jeep Volume”), making it clear that the Dilla legacy is being represented by those who knew and collaborated with Dilla in his lifetime. Additional guests on Sunset Blvd. include DJs Rhettmatic, C-Minus, and JRocc (Beat Junkies) as well as rap [...]

Welcome To Dillaville – A Tribute To J Dilla – European Tour

08.28.13 / Artists, Featured

An all-star line-up are hitting the road this September for the “Welcome to Dillaville” tour. Slum Village, Guilty Simpson, Frank N Dank, Illa J, SlimKid3 (formerly of the Pharcyde), and DJ Cee Brown will all be heading out to Europe to celebrate the music of the late, great J Dilla. For fans on the Continent of that raw Detroit hip-hop sound this one is not to be missed! – Tour Dates: – 09.11.2013 Frankfurt, Germany 09.12.2013  Hamburg, Germany 09.13.2013  Cologne, German 09.14.2013  Rotterdam, Netherlands 09.15.2013  [...]

Yancey Boys release “Quicksand” feat. Common and Dezi Paige, prod. by J Dilla

08.27.13 / Artists, Featured

In anticipation of the forthcoming Sunset Blvd., Frank Nitt and Illa J, a.k.a. the Yancey Boys, are releasing the first official single from the album: “Quicksand.” The smooth J Dilla-produced beat is blessed with honeyed vocals from Dezi Paige and rolling rhymes from Illa J, Frank Nitt, and Chicago-born, Grammy award-winning artist Common. The end result is a solid and sweet sounding ode to self-prophesy and artistic determination. The B-side “The Fisherman” boasts a vintage J-Dilla beat and features a measured chorus from Vice, heavy [...]