AUDIO: Joey Bada$$ – Two Lips (Prod. By J Dilla)


Joey Bada$$ combines forces with Akomplice clothing for a new capsule collection in honor of legendary Detroit producer, J Dolla.  A seven-inch of the Pro Era rapper’s new song, “Two Lips,” is set to be included in the capsule and features the young lyricist showcasing his skills with a freestyle over an unreleased Dilla instrumental.  Fans can pick up the new Akomplice capsule when it drops on November 29 and proceeds will go the J Dilla foundation.

VIDEO: Phife Dawg Talks Opening For Kanye West, “Dear Dilla” Single, ‘MUTTYmorPHosis’ LP + More


A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg sits down for a Q&A session with OkayPlayer TV for the latest episode of “The Questions.”  Cameras catch up with the rap veteran following his recent performance alongside Q-Tip for Kanye West’s “Yeezus” tour.  Phife speaks on his cooking skills compared to Jarobi’s, shares the craziest rumor he’s ever heard about himself, his most recent favorite moment performing on tour with Kanye and more.  Take a look as Phife Dawg also gives his top three funky diabetics, reveals his last three album purchases, touches on his upcoming “Dear Dilla” single and his new album MuTTYmorPHosis.

VIDEO: Madlib Talks “Fallout” w/ Quasimoto, Being Sued For Sampling + More


Madlib stopped by BBC Radio 1 to talk with Benji B about a number of topics which included MF Doom, his alter ego Quasimoto, getting sued so many times for sampling and much more.  Take a listen as Madlib tells a funny story about a fight he found himself in with Quasimoto after he found out the rapper stole his girlfriend.  With all the jokes aside, Madlib opened up about his experience with crate with J Dilla and admitted to listeners that he’s been sued more times than he can remember for sampling.  Before calling it a wrap, Madlib reassured fans there’s a Madvillian follow-up in the works, however, the producer admits that it’s all on MF Doom when he wants to come in and work on the project.

AUDIO: Proof – Keep It On The Low ft. J Dilla

Seems like yesterday, but it’s actually been 7 quick years since the hip hop world was affected by the the passing of well-known rapper Proof. To celebrate his life, here’s an unreleased record featuring production and a hook coming from J Dilla. Supposedly, this track is from 1994 and was recorded while the duo were working on their Funky Cowboys project.

S/O MusicBramm