Remembering J Dilla: Hip hop artist’s legacy inspires hope in troubling times

Feb 13, 2014
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WEMU's Adrienne Ayers contributed this report for the MotorCity Muckracker. It’s been 8 years since the passing of native Detroiter, hip hop artist, producer, and innovator, James Yancey, who was better known to the public and hip hop world as J Dilla.

Dilla Day started three years ago and is celebrated throughout the city of Detroit every year on Feb. 7, the date of Dilla’s birth. It gains success every year.

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