RIP J Dilla (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006)

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February 10 marks the RIP anniversary of J Dilla. He passed away in 2006 at age 32 complications from Lupus.

A record producer who made his mark on the industry starting from the mid-1990s, he worked with some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Busta Rhymes, Common and A Tribe Called Quest. In 1997, he produced a Grammy-winning single for Janet Jackson as well.

At the turn of the new millennium, J Dilla turned to performing and he released his debut album in 2001. He signed a solo deal in 2002.

Although J Dilla is gone, his work continues to make marks on the hip-hop community. Not only has he received several posthumous awards, but there are continued notable tributes to him as well.

  • @philthethrill21

    RIP J.DILLA.always

  • http://Twiter.com/@KuulB @KuulB

    Word

  • Xman31

    JD4E

  • Ashton Robinson

    J Dilla will always be the best.