J Dilla’s First Annual ‘Dilla Fest’ Honors 47th Bday And 20th Anniversary of ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’ Album

February 7, 2021 – 7:40 am by 
Last night (Feb. 6th), the James Dewitt Yancey Foundation in association with Distrokid, Official Ma Dukes, Delicious Vinyl Records, Fusicology and BBE Records produced the first annual digital James “J Dilla” Yancey, Dilla Fest.  Hosted by close friend and frequent J Dilla music collaborator, rapper Frank Nitti (of hip-hop duo Frank-N-Dank), the fest was put together in honor of Dilla’s 47th birthday and 20th anniversary of his crictically acclaimed solo album, Welcome 2 Detroit.