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This is one of my favorite beats, ever. Check out my other post about it.

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The second half of Ta-Ku’s 50 Days for Dilla project is now available for download. For 50 days Ta-Ku created a beat a day to pay tribute to his greatest influence. These beats were split into two volumes. Volume 1 was released earlier this year digitally as well as on vinyl.

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Freddie Joachim:
Kenny Burrell – Recapitulation
Cal Tjader – Cubano Chant
Gene Ammons – Pagan Love Song
Deodato – September 13
The George Benson Quartet – The Borgia Stick
Leroy Hutson – Cool Out
Mos Def – Mathematics (Freddie Joachim Remix)
Infamous MC – Ex Files
Sound Providers – The Field
Reflection Eternal – 2000 Seasons
Jay Dee – Kamaal
Dwele – Truth
Joe McDuphrey Experience – Solar Waves

Question:
Jimmy McGriff – Green On Dolphin Street
A Tribe Called Quest – Jazz
J88 – The Look Of Love Jay Dee Remix
Ivan Jones – Black Whip
John Klemmer – Free Soul
Medina Green – Cross Town Beef
Ahmad Jamal – Swahililand
De La Soul – Stakes Is High
J Live – Don’t Play
Wanda De Sah – Berimbau
The Nonce – Eighty Five
Jimmy Mcgriff – Blue Juice
Brand New Heavies – Sometimes
Asheru & Blue Black – Truly Unique
Donald Byrd – Think Twice
Jay Dee – Think Twice

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Check out http://bling47.com for more new Dilla related videos!

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Here are some great mixes by AME. They contain a lot of original samples as used by J Dilla on The Shining, Ruff Draft, Jay Loves Japan, Vintage, Welcome To Detroit and many more… I used to listen to these mixes all the time when commuting to Amsterdam.

AME – Shining Back
AME – Donuts, The Blueprints

 

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Benji B BBC 1Xtra Jay Dilla Inspirations show first aired February 2007.

Benji B | J Dilla Inspirations Selections Show, BBC 1Xtra February 2007 by Benji B

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Questlove from The Roots has been posting these remakes of Dilla beats on twitter for the past couple of days. Here’s the remake of “Fantastic”.

[audio: http://www.beatheads.net/wp-content/uploads/audio/The Roots – Fantastic.mp3]

Listen to the rest of the tracks

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[audio: http://redefinitionrecords.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Grap-Luva-Jay-Dee-Tribute-from-XM-Radios-2008-Dilla-Day.mp3]

Here’s a recently unearthed recording of the one and only Grap Luva paying tribute to Jay Dee over a replay of “Nag Champa” at the 2008 XM/Subsoniq Dilla Day. Props to K. Murdock for the amazing quality of this LIVE stage recording.

Via Wonkabeats

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