Watch Karriem Riggins' tribute to J Dilla
First things first. Happy Birthday J Dilla. Today marks what would have been the late producer's 39th birthday and amid some particularly touching tributes is this video from drummer Karriem Riggins. Part eulogy and part performance, here Riggins plays his own instrumental 'J Dilla The Greatest' as a fitting homage. The track appears on his forthcoming Stones Throw release, Alone Together.
J Dilla's camp shared another track from the upcoming release, The Diary, which collects never before heard vocal tracks the late artist recorded in the early 2000s. [read more]
Karriem Riggins - 'Matador Posse Cut' (feat. Krondon, Homeboy Sandman, Guilty Simpson, Jonwayne, and J Rocc) [Listen]
Karriem Riggins has debuted a new version of J Dilla's track 'Matador', called 'Matador Posse Cut'. [read more]
Unlike other posthumous releases, J Dilla's always sound as good as his actual releases. [read more]
Like most artists that died too young, J Dilla has been honoured in various ways following his passing. From posthumous albums, to a specific day dedicated to his brilliance, we've had it all. Well, until now.. [read more]