The Roots "Dilla Joints" Mixtape
Since the untimely death of the great J Dilla the records and tributes haven’t stopped… the latest is the best yet though, a faithful recreation of some of the producers greatest beats “Dilla Joints”.
Live hip-hop can be corny as hell, but the Roots are like no other band out there they can easily flip form a live freeform jam to a loop as tight as any sampled beat. Their take on Dilla’s beats retains the fragility, weirdness and passion of the originals whilst giving them their own unique spin.
Check it out below.