Biography - A Short Wiki
Record producer who was influential on Detroit’s 1990s hip-hop underground scene and who worked with A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu.
His full name is James Yancey. He was survived by his two daughters.
How did J Dilla die?
J Dilla's death was caused by cardiac arrest.
|Cause of death
|Age of death
|February 7, 1974
|February 10, 2006
|Place of death
|Place of burial
Quotes by J Dilla
One of my favourite Donald Byrd tracks is ‘Think Twice,’ and I didn’t want to sample it. I’ve always enjoyed when other people have sampled it, so I wanted to instead of making a beat with it or something like that, or freak the beat of whatever. I wanted to just recreate it in my own way, like how I heard it.J Dilla
It’s family first, and then everything else.J Dilla
Detroit is a hard city.J Dilla
What happened was that the doctor told me that I’d ruptured my kidney from being too busy and being stressed out and not eating right.J Dilla
I don’t want nobody to ever say, ‘I coulda done that beat’ or ‘I know where you got that from.’J Dilla