Earlier this week, we reported on a posthumous J Dilla release on Mahogani Music.
Full details of the release are now out in the open [via Juno Plus]. Despite its billing as an EP, Dillatroit will be 12 tracks long, containing previously unreleased material from the still in-demand Detroit hip-hop legend, who passed away in 2006. It will be released on limited edition vinyl on May 25.
Its release on Moodymann’s Mahogani, a label mostly known for house music, may seem surprising, but it makes total sense: an old collaborator of Dilla’s, Andres (who FACT recently interviewed), releases regularly on the label, and Dilla’s bumpy brand of hip-hop shares more than a few qualities with Moodymann’s own productions.
You can stream audio from Dillatroit on the Soundcloud bar below.
2. Feel This Shit
3. The Best That Ever Did It
4. Lets Pray Together
5. Ride Wit It
6. Say My Name
8. Detroit Madness
10. Mind Yo Business
11. Rebirth is Necessary