A Compilation Of J. Dilla Rarities & Unreleased Gems Called ‘Motor City’ Coming Soon

The legendary, timeless and incredibly talented, J. Dilla is back in the news. Today hip-hop fans around the world are rejoicing as word comes down that a new J. Dilla compilation will be dropping very soon. The word is that the project called ‘Motor City’ will be curated and compiled by J Dilla’s mother, Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey.

The album will feature rare and unreleased Dilla instrumentals and is slated to drop in both CD and vinyl editions. These limited edition designs will be packaged in limited-edition mailing envelopes as well as a handwritten message from Ma Dukes to Dilla and a download code for a mix of the album by Dilla’s close friend J. Rocc. Check out the first release in the stream below and speak your thoughts on it after the jump. Head over to Dilla’s online store to pre-order the project now!


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