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J Dilla artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
February 12, 2009 The Detroit hip-hop producer James "J Dilla" Yancey died three years ago this weekend.
February 14, 2006 Influential hip-hop musician James Yancey died Monday after just a brief career in the spotlight.
December 20, 2006 Tom Moon looks at this year's under-appreciated gems: the Shadow Classics of the future.
March 9, 2006 One of the most beautiful, disquieting hip-hop tracks in recent memory lasts just 99 seconds.
February 7, 2013 The legacy of the late hip-hop producer extended far beyond the beats he painstakingly created.
July 16, 2010 Concert ticket sales are down, but are live music fans feeling bullish?
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