Dr. Dre Pays Homage To J Dilla (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Dr. Dre is one of the most accomplished Hip Hop producers in history, but even a GOAT has his personal favorites. During his new Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy, Dre showed loved to another legendary board master.

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“There’s a lot of producers I like to listen to, a lot of producers out there that I respect, a lot of producers that I get inspiration from,” says Dre. “But you know what? I’m gonna write a prescription for just one. What I want right now is just the dopes of Dilla.”

Detroit producer J. Dilla crafted sounds for A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, The Roots, Common, Erykah Badu, Madlib, and many others. He also released his own projects. Dilla passed away in 2006 from cardiac arrest.

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Watch Dr. Dre talk about J Dilla in the video below.