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Torn Light Records
Chicago, IL 60647

J Dilla – Donuts (Shop Cover)

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What our staff has to say: “Celebrated as the bones of hip hop music productions reliance on the genius of yesteryears ears for moody perfection. This is collage music brilliance.” – Alex

One of the best hip hop albums ever made.

Donuts is accessible without being typical or easily defined: it’s hip hop without MCs; electronic music that at times sounds like a 70s soul mixtape; J Dilla doing what he does best – crafting hip-hop, soul and electronic music into his own sound. You might not have heard of J Dilla, but you know his sound. He produced classics for A Tribe Called Quest, Pharcyde, Janet Jackson, Busta Rhymes, Q Tip, Common (including two tracks on Be, and the whole preceding album), and was a founder member and driving force behind Slum Village. Add to that a slew of classic remixes (D’Angelo); his incredible Jaylib album with Madlib and the prolific underground trading of his legendary beat-tapes, and you’ve got the story of a hip hop legend. RIP J Dilla.


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