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Video: J Dilla – Still Shining (Documentary)

James Dewitt Yancey (1974-2006). Today marks the fifth anniversary of J Dilla’s death. I’m not going to say how important he is to hip hop and music as a whole because I don’t really need to. His influence continues to … Continue reading

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Four Tet – “As Serious As Your Life”

Sometimes words get in the way. This instrumental doesn’t need anything else. A lot of beats can feel empty without vocals – this is vibrant and alive, forever in momentum. The video wins just as much as the song. A … Continue reading

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J Dilla – “Gobstopper”

I tend to get carried away when I see or hear something that amazes me and hype it up way too much. In my eyes, it’s impossible to overhype this song. Without a doubt, it’s my favourite beat of all … Continue reading

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