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J Dilla

  • On today's show, Craig Mauger of The Detroit News discussed recent investigations into post 2020 election tampering, and author Dan Charnas explained his recent book on the life of legendary Detroit hip hop producer J Dilla.
  • James Dewitt Yancy, better known as J Dilla, showed the world in his brief life that the city’s best musical days are not in the past, but still ahead. The groundbreaking hip-hop producer died in 2006, but his musical legacy lives on. On today's episode, a conversation with journalist Dan Charnas, whose book about J Dilla's massive influence on American music was published this month.
  • Analyzing a shift in the Republican Party's rhetoric over recent years. Dan Charnas archives the life and work of Detroit's revolutionary hip hop producer J Dilla in a new biography, Dilla Time.
  • J Dilla was one of Detroit's most prolific and respected hip hop producers. He died in 2006, but his music still inspires his fans around the world. And…