The one and only, Illa J is back. The younger brother of J. Dilla returns to the interwebs today with a fitting new track called “Maureen” that finds the wordsmith dedicating something special to his mother. The Track was produced by Calvin Valentine who laced Illa J with something contagious, while he provides something deep and meaningful for our ears to devour. He spoke about the track as well, stating: “This song is special because I feel blessed to have the parents that I had and their support for me my entire life for anything I wanted to achieve. My mom always has and still encourages me and supports me towards fulfilling my dreams whatever dreams those might be.”
He went on to add that “I know it’s been really hard on her, especially after losing James and then my dad. And through all that, she still had the strength to keep moving forward strong. And I just really wanted my mom to know how much I appreciated her support, and how much I admire her strength and courage.” Check out the new track in the stream below and give us your thoughts in the comments. Keep it locked for much more from Illa J coming soon!