J Dilla’s Estate Releases Limited Edition Portable Turntable
The estate of J Dilla has released a limited edition portable turntable. The Dilla Turntable is on sale now via Rappcats, but the product will not begin shipping until December.
The turntable, which costs $120, can plug into any stereo system that has an RCA jack or a USB output. It allows you to record music directly into your computer as well.
Customers get a headphone jack and stereo speakers along with the turntable, so you can listen in multiple ways. The release also comes with an exclusive seven-inch single of J Dilla “The Sickness” featuring Nas. The single is only available with this turntable. If you are diehard Dilla fan, you will have to cop this turntable to get your hands on "The Sickness" vinyl.
With the holidays right around the corner, the J Dilla estate has another big release on the way too. J Dilla's mother, Ma Dukes, recently revealed that she would be releasing a children's book about her son's life. The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey is up for pre-orders right now at the J Dilla store and will officially be released on Nov. 22.
"Even though I actually lived it, it was wonderful to actually hear it,” Ma Dukes told Hot 97 in a conversation about the book. “It kind of shined a light on my life because you don’t think of what you do every day.”
There will be plenty of gifts to give a J Dilla fan - even if it's a gift to yourself - during this holiday season. You definitely don't want to miss out on the limited edition turntable since Jay Dee's unreleased collaboration with Kanye West already sold out.
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