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J Dilla: DJ Gilla with Mr Thing, Pete Adarkwah (BBE), and Amp Fiddler

First broadcast date: 16 August 2018

We continue with our Detroit: Mothership Connection with a celebration of one of Detroit’s most celebrated sons, J Dilla.

DJ Gilla walks us through some of J Dilla’s most significant output and journeys through the legacy that made Dilla one of the most respected producers of all time. 

Mr Thing joins the conversation as well as Pete Adarkwah from BBE records whom spent some time with J Dilla and looks back through his experience with him. 

Amp Fiddler will be premiering a never before heard J Dilla track.

 

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Tracklist

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Untitled/Fantastic [Mochilla]
Slum Village – Players [Ne’Astra Music]
The Pharcyde – Runnin’ [The Bicycle Music Company]
Slum Village – Jealousy [Ne’Astra Music]
1st down – A Day Wit The Homiez [Payday, FFRR]
Slum Village – Eyes Up (Instrumental) [Ne’Astra Music]
Slum Village – I Don’t Know [Ne’Astra Music]
Busta Rhymes – Turn Me Up Some [J Records]
Common – Dooinit [Not On Label (Common)]
Jay Dee & DJ Uppercut – Crypto [Dimid Recordings]
Mos Def Feat. Talib Kweli – History [PIAS]
Toshi Kubota – Nothing But Your Love [Epic]
De La Soul – Stakes Is High [Tommy Boy]
Jay Dee – Welcome 2 Detroit [BBE]
Slum Village – Cb4 [Ne’Astra Music]
Jay Dee – Rico Suave Bossa Nova [BBE]
Jay Dee – It’s Like That [BBE]
Jay Dee – Think Twice [BBE]
Jay Dee – Won’t Do (Instrumental) [BBE]
Slum Village – Get Dis Money [Ne’Astra Music]
Slum Village – Hold Tight (Remix) [Ne’Astra Music]
Jay Dee – So Far To Go [BBE]
Ghost Town – Til The Break Of Day [Unreleased]
Amp Fiddler – I Believe In You (Jaylib Remix) [PIAS]
Slum Village – Hustle (Instrumental) [Ne’Astra Music]
Slum Village – Fall In Love (Instrumental) [Ne’Astra Music]

Mr Thing Mix
J Dilla Feat. Illa J & Cue D – See That Boy Fly [Nature Sounds]
Busta Rhymes – Still Shining [Rhino/Elektra]
A Tribe Called Quest – Find A Way [Jive]
The Brand New Heavies – Sometimes [London Music Stream/Because Music]
Billy Paul – Let The Dollar Circulate [Legacy Recordings]
Steve Spacek – Dollar [Sound In Color]
Kalyanji & Anandji – Back Ground Music [BBE]
Jaylib – Champion Sound [Stones Throw Records]
Lucy Pearl – Without You (Jay Dee Remix) [Virgin]
Dave Grusin – The Colorado Trail [Sheffield Lab]
D’Angelo – Me & Those Dreamin’ Eyes Of Mine [Good Vibes]
Spacek – Eve (Jay Dee Remix) [Rapster Records]
Slum Village – Fall In Love [Ne’Astra Music]

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