Saturday, February 11, 2006
A MENTAL COMBAT DEDICATION
JAY DEE passed away 10/Feb/2006
This is pretty crap news. I'm sure everyones aware of it by now. So I thought I'd go ballistic & go through my CDs & iTunes files to collect a 'Best Of' to upload. Unfortunately I didn't realise how much I had of his music & so I had to upload a decent selection. 45 tracks to be precise. I tried to only include mostly remixes or tracks from other artist's albums.
I remember speaking to someone who worked with him a few years ago & I asked why his beats sometimes sounded wonky & he told me that, like Madlib, Dilla never quantized his beats. No wonder they both hooked up to form Jaylib with this unusual signature sound.
This week was the official the release of his latest album, Dilla Donuts on Stonesthrow & we have this very untimely demise of one of the mainstayers in hip hop production. The Detroit native James Yancey unfortunately succumbed to an illness that has been plaguing him for a few years. Anyone who has witnessed images of him in recent years have noticed a very obvious weight loss. He had moved back to his mothers house about 3 years ago after he had been diagnosed with the rare immune disease, Lupus, which affects your kidney & livers. This results in the use of a dialysis machine. Rumours abound that he was also suffering from malnutrition due to his Madlib like workaholic nature. For more info check here.
I'm not sure what new music he had coming out, apart from the track he did for Ghostface's Fish Scale LP, the track is Whip You With a Strap. And I think he did a track for the new Skillz LP.
Funeral services will be held in LA on Tues 14th Feb.
• Jay Dee/J. Dilla discography
Now this took me ages to select & organise, so enjoy. And go buy his music like I did. Ha.
All 45 tracks are included randomly within the 3 Volumes.
95% of the files are 192kbps or over. Only 1 file is 128kbps.
1. I Believe In You (Jaylib remix)-Amp Fiddler
2. Ultimate (Jay Dee remix)-Artifacts
3. One-4-Teen (Jay Dee remix)-Bahamadia
4. Woo Hah!!! (Jay-Dee remix)-Busta Rhymes
5. The Movement (produced by Jay Dee)-Common
6. Come Close (Jay Dee remix)-Common f. Erykah Badu, Pharell, & Q-Tip
7. In The Light (Jay Dee remix)-Common ft Erykah Badu
8. Game Over-Dabrye ft. Jay Dee & Phat Kat
9. Microphone Master (Jay Dee remix)-Das Efx & Mobb Deep
10. Stakes Is High (Jay Dee remix)-De La Soul
11. Love Junkee (J Dilla Remix)-DJ Cam
12. You Used To Love Me (Ummah remix)-Faith Evans
13. Floetic (Jay Dee remix)-Floetry Ft. CL Smooth
14. As Serious As Your Life (Jay Dee remix)-Four Tet ft. Guilty Simpson
15. Let's Go (produced by J. Dilla)-Frank N Dank
16. Okay (produced by J. Dilla)-Frank N Dank
17. Down Here on The Ground ft. Dianna Reeves-Grant Green + The Ummah
18. Oblighetto (Brother Jack McDuff) -J Dilla
19. Love (Thing Of The Past)-Jay Dee ft. Frank 'n Dank
20. Crushin (Yeeaaah)-Jay Dee
21. Fuck The Police-Jay Dee
22. Think Twice-Jay Dee ft. Dwele The 128kbps culprit
23. The Message-Jaylib
24. The Rhyme (Slum Village Remix)-Keith Murray
25. Love ft. J. Dilla-Lawless Element
26. Sittin' On Chrome (Jay Dee remix)-Masta Ace
27. Ascension (Jay Dee remix)-Maxwell
28. One Time (produced by Jay Dee)-Moka Only
29. Secret of the Sands (Jay Dee Remix)-Mood
30. Saturday Night (Jay Dee Remix)-Mos Def
31. Find A Way (Jay Dee Remix)-Nine Yards
32. Niggaz Know-Pete Rock ft Jay Dee
33. Y? (Be Like That) (Jay Dee Remix)-The Pharcyde
34. She Said (Jay Dee Remix)-The Pharcyde
35. Shotgun (Jay Dee remix)-Platinum Pied Pipers
36. Act Like You Know-Platinum Pied Pipers ft. Jay Dee
37. Leisure Rules (produced Jay Dee)-Prozack Turner
38. Life Goes On (produced by Jay Dee)-Royce 5'9"
39. Thrilla-Sa-Ra Creative Partners
40. Reunion-Slum Village ft. J Dilla
41. Once Upon A Time-Slum Village Ft. Pete Rock
42. Dollar (produced by Jay Dilla)-Spacek
43. Eve (Jay Dee remix)-Spacek
44. Who Smoked Sunshine (produced by Jay Dee)-T-Love
45. Fanatic (J Dilla Remix)-Vivian Green
I forgot to include this awesome remix.
46. Runnin' (remix by Jay Dee)-The Pharcyde 6MBs
• MP3s: JAY DEE - Collection Vol 1 80MBs
• MP3s: JAY DEE - Collection Vol 2 84MBs
• MP3s: JAY DEE - Collection Vol 3 77MBs
• MP3: JAY DEE - Radio interview from 2005 43MBs