In honor of the great late J Dilla (James Yancey), fans, friends and family celebrate the life of the super producer through his music on a national level. From coast to coast on February 7th it is known as Dilla Day, also his birth date.
Tampa Bay celebrated this day as well, with special guest DJ Qeys and DJ Cub at The Bricks in Ybor City. Spinning nothing but songs produced and performed by the boom-bap sample heavy legend.
For those who don’t know his work, you’ve probably heard some of his material. He has produced for Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, De La Soul, Slum Village, Guilty Simpson, MF Doom, Common, The Pharcyde and so many more. Be sure to check out some of his legendary work.