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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|
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
No one will ever be able to come against me on the beats.J Dilla
There’d be days when I wouldn’t eat at all because I’d be in the basement working all day.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