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Donnie Propa – J Dilla 10 Year Tribute Tape

• February 10, 2016
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donnie propa – j dilla 10 year tribute tape

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As the Hip-Hop world knows, it was recently the ten-year anniversary of the passing of J Dilla (RIPDilla). UK Hip-Hop DJ and producer Donnie Propa has released a brand new tribute mixtape titled “J Dilla 10 Year Tribute Tape” which can be downloaded for free. Alternatively, fans can purchase a special “Limited Edition Custard Yellow Cassette Tape” for just £5.00. The two options are available on the bandcamp page above.

Donnie Propa has featured regularly on Hip-Hop Kings throughout the years, with his work on official and un-official projects with the likes of Masta Ace (The Ace Tape) and DJ Premier (THe Premo Takeover Mixtape) among others. He is also known for his work with UK crew Heavy Links, who last featured on the website twoards the later stages of 2015 with the official video for Exit Class, taken from the Heavyweight E.P.

You can view the official artwork and tracklisting for Donnie Propa – J Dilla 10 Year Tribute Tape here.

A Side

01 – Its Goin Down
02 – Thought U Wuz Nice (Beat)
03 – Starz
04 – Find A Way (Beat)
05 – Dooinit
06 – Untitled
07 – Fall N Love (Remix)
08 – Untitled
09 – 4 Horsemen
10 – Untitled
11 – The Jam
12 – Make Em NV
13 – Something That Means Something (Beat)
14 – Thelonius
15 – Dont Cry

B Side

01 – Get A Hold
02 – Bend Ova
03 – Lets Ride
04 – The Red
05 – Pause (Beat)
06 – Its Like That
07 – Drop (Beat)
08 – Certified
09 – Let The Dolla Circulate
10 – Untitled
11 – Much More
12 – Untitled
13 – Mardi Gras At Midnight
14 – Woo Hah!! Got You All In Check (Remix)
15 – Untitled
16 – Baby (Beat)
17 – So Far To Go (Beat)
18 – Bye
19 – U-Love
20 – Untitled
21 – Untitled
22 – Stop

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The Doctors Orders – J Dilla Changed My Life (10th Anniversary Tribute)

• January 22, 2016
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J Dilla Changed my Life

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The 7th February 2016 can’t come quick enough, as The Doctors Orders will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary “J Dilla Tribute” which lands on what would have been the late, great producers birthday. THe Doctors Orders will once again showcase a range of guest DJ’s and MC’s including the likes of Maseo (De La Soul), Illa J (J Dilla’s brother) and Phat Kat. Resident DJ’s Shortee Blitz, Mr Thing and Spin Doctor will be performing, along with an unconfirmed special guest. The Doctors Orders will also be selling an exclusive t-short at the event which will be held at Scala (tickets above). You can also watch one of my favourite J Dilla tracks (So Far to Go) on the YouTube player below.

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De La Soul Announce J Dilla Limited Edition Vinyl

• April 18, 2014 • Comments (1)

De La Soul Limited Edition Vinyl

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News reached us today that De La Soul will be releasing a highly limited edition vinyl (only 100) copies of an instrumental album of “Smell The Da.I.S.Y”. The vinyl will contain all 11 of the Smell The Da.I.S.Y instrumentals, plus one never-heard J Dilla beat. The idea behind the limited release is to “resemble the limited amount of beat tapes that Dilla would send out to artists like Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, Talib Kweli, Common, Mos Def, Busta, and De La.” Furthermore, there will be no information to which stores will have the vinyl, so crate diggers get ready! You can look at the De La Soul website (link above) for clues.

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Shortee Blitz and Turkish Dcypha Present – Jay-Dilla

• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Download “Shortee Blitz and Turkish Dcypha Present – Jay-Dilla”

When discussing top 5 dead or alive in the rapper and producer category, it’s usually containing Jay-Z and J-Dilla. U.K’s Shortee Blitz and Turkish Dcypha present a new “Jay-Dilla” mixtape which is a 20-track, free download mashup of two of the Hip-Hop greats. Fans will enjoy classic Jay-Z vocals over the legendary production of J-Dilla and agree this is a perfect tribute to the two aforementioned artists. You can view the artwork, and download link to the Shortee Blitz and Turkish Dcypha Present – Jay-Dilla mixtape here.

1. Intro feat. Juan Epstein
2. The Ruler Will BE Back
3. Hustlin’ Rhymes feat. Mary J. Blige
4. The $ Ain’t A Thang feat. Jermaine Dupri & J Dilla
5. 99 Police feat. J Dilla
6. Dec 4th (Turkish Birthday Donuts)
7. Raw Shit (Give It 2 Me)
8. All Eye Need feat. J Dilla
9. Hold Tight Jigga
10. Sweet
11. Successful Shakedown feat. NaS
12. Pause The Threats
13. Do It For Dollars
14. Turn Up My American Dream
15. Ignorant Wordplay feat. Beanie Sigel
16. Song Cry
17. The Streets Never Change feat. Kanye West
18. Who U Wit III
19. Excuse My Climax feat. Pharrell Williams
20. Hustle An Encore feat. Kanye West & John Legend

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Top 10 Dilla Tracks

• February 7, 2013 • Comments (4)
Top 10 Dilla Tracks

Top 10 Dilla Tracks

It was nearly impossible to cut this list to 10, from the thousands of Dilla produced, featured and inspired tracks that exist in Hip-Hop, however the HHK team have put our top 10 favourites together to celebrate today, J Dilla’s birthday. James Dewitt Yance passed away in 2006 and left one of the strongest legacies through a catelogue of timeless music, and loyal family and fanbase. Dilla’s music will forever be regarded as legendary, so please enjoy the HHK Teams top 10 Dilla tracks, and please comment with your favourites below.

Common – Love Is (prod Dilla)

Dilla – Diamonds (prod Nottz)

Ghostface – Whip You With a Strap (prod Dilla)

The Roots – Can’t Stop This (prod Dilla)

The Pharcyde – Runnin (prod Dilla)

Dilla ft Common and D’Angelo – So Far to Go

De La Soul – Stakes is High (prod Dilla)

Dilla – Bars and Twists (Instrumental)

Black Star – Little Brother (prod Dilla)

Dilla ft Madlib and Guilty Simpson – Baby

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Former Pharcyde Prepare to Tour – Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Bizarre Ride II - The Pharcyde

Bizarre Ride II - The Pharcyde

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The former members of legendary West Coast Hip-Hop group “The Pharcyde” have today announced they will be touring the U.S, U.K and Europe following the 20th anniversary, and re-release of their classic “Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde”. Originally released in 1992, the likes of Fatlip and Slimkid3 have also re-joined forces with Bizarre Ride producers J-Sw!ft and L.A. Jay for “Bizarre Ride Live” the name of the show which will be performed to fans across the world. The tour begins on August 3 date at Low End Theory in San Francisco, CA and an in-store August 4 at Amoeba Records in Berkeley. You can watch the Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde promo video on the youtube player below.

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J Dilla Estate To Release New Music From The Late Producer [News]

• April 5, 2011 • Comments (1)

J Dilla‘s mother has revealed that a new project will be released soon, consisting of music from the late producer and other artists from Detroit.

Maureen Yancy released a video revealing the news about the late producer, James “J Dilla” Yancy, and that the project will be released this fall.

The project will be titled “The Rebirth of Detroit” and will feature Detroit-based artists who have worked with J Dilla in the past. Mrs. Yancy is also known as Ma Dukes, and she explained that the main goal of the project was building camaraderie.

“This will bring together artists that have drifted away from one another and haven’t been able to work with each other lately,” Mrs. Yancy explained. “It’s a healing process for the city.

“The Rebirth of Detroit” will consist of completely new material and ideas from J Dilla.

“There’s a misconception that it has something to do with old projects. This is entirely new, fresh ideas, energetic, fresh and gifted. It is titled The Rebirth of Detroit, so no one will get it twisted,” said Mrs. Yancy.

J Dilla passed away on the 10th February, 2006 from complications resulting from the autoimmune disorder lupus.

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The Doctors Orders Present Suite For Ma Dukes – A Tribute to J-Dilla Live in London [News]

• October 28, 2010 • Comments (4)
Hip-Hop Kings and UK Hip Hop Events collaborate to give a pair of tickets away to an upcoming event in London. Presented by The Doctors Orders, “Suite For Ma Dukes” are celebrating the music and life of James “Dilla” Yancey who we all love and know as J-Dilla. Other live performances on the night will include popular speakers and spoken word artists including Bilal, Dwele, Illa J and Posdnuos.
To enter the competition, simply drop a comment with your favourite J-Dilla featured track in the comments section, and leave your email address so we can get in touch. The winner will be announced by Monday 1st November, and the prize is two free tickets to the event. More information can be found at www.ukhiphopevents.co.uk, or email info@ukhiphopevents.co.uk for questions.

Hip-Hop Kings and UK Hip Hop Events collaborate to give a pair of tickets away to an upcoming event in London. Presented by The Doctors Orders, “Suite For Ma Dukes” are celebrating the music and life of James “Dilla” Yancey who we all love and know as J-Dilla. Other live performances on the night will include popular speakers and spoken word artists including Bilal, Dwele, Illa J and Posdnuos. The event will be held on Friday 19th November at Plan B in London

To enter the competition, simply drop a comment with your favourite J-Dilla featured track in the comments section, and leave your email address so we can get in touch. The winner will be announced by Monday 1st November, and the prize is two free tickets to the event. More information can be found at www.ukhiphopevents.co.uk, or email info@ukhiphopevents.co.uk for questions.

The Doctors Orders Present Suite For Ma Dukes - A Tribute to J-Dilla

The Doctors Orders Present Suite For Ma Dukes - A Tribute to J-Dilla

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Illa J – Sounds Like Love [Music]

• September 24, 2009 • Comments (2)

As Hip-Hop Kings previously reported, Illa J releases the second single from his debut album “Yancey Boys” called Sounds Like Love. This is another great example of Hip-Hop meets Soul, as the angelic sounds of Debi Nova complete the track. Illa J is the younger brother of the late J Dilla who supplied the beat for the single. You can listen to Illa J – Sounds Like Love on the player below.

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Illa J - Sounds Like Love

Illa J - Sounds Like Love

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Illa J – Sounds Like Love [Video]

• September 12, 2009 • Comments (2)

It’s difficult to be the shadow of a Hip-Hop legend, however Illa J won’t let the label stop him progressing in the rap world. The younger brother of the late J Dilla, Illa J has teamed up with Debi Nova for their collaborative single “Sounds Like Love”. After joining Slum Village in 2008, Illa J not only plans to celebrate his brothers contribution to the Hip-Hop game, but mark his own name in the industry. You can watch the video of Illa J and Debi Nova – Sounds Like Love on the player below.

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