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