j dilla – ‘airworks’ (2006)

j dilla (formerly known as jay dee)

“if you were to secretly ask the most praised hip-hop producers, if given a top three, who they fear the most, dilla’s name would chart on everyone’s list, hands down.” ~ ?uestlove, drummer from the roots

he died on february 10, 2006, three days after his 32nd birthday at his home in los angeles

according to his mother, the cause was cardiac arrest

his last album, titled donuts, was released three days earlier, on february 7, 2006 and included this track, airworks

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