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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||Cardiac Arrest|
|Age of death||32 years|
|Birthday||February 7, 1974|
|Death date||February 10, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
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