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Listen To An Unreleased J Dilla Mixtape

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A previously unreleased J Dilla mixtape has been shared online 17 years after its creation. Back to the Crib, made sometime between mid-1999 and early 2000, mixes music from artists including Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Roberta Flack, The Doobie Brothers, Chaka Khan, Sade, and more. Visit for more information Peter Adarkwah, the co-founder of BBE […]

Today in Hip Hop History: J Dilla Releases ‘The Shining’ 10 Years Ago


On this day in Hip Hop history, The Source celebrates the 10th anniversary of the late great J Dilla‘s first posthumous album The Shining. This relic of the culture is one of Hip Hop’s more cherished albums. In it’s “unfinished” glory, The Shining serves as the first LP that Jay Dee spits on since his debut Welcome […]