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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.