If you wanted a real in-depth look at the life of
J-Dilla, this documentary has that two times over.
Mainly shot on the day of his funeral in 2006, director
Brian ‘B.Kyle’ Atkins manages to get insight from
Ma Dukes herself and a great array of Dilla’s friends
and collaborators. Nah Right had a breakdown of
the documentary on their site, so they get utmost
thanks for this. This is worth 40 minutes of your
2:55) – Work Ethic Starts In The Basement
(7:35) – What To Listen For in A Dilla Beat
(9:10) – J.Dilla’s Range As A Producer. The King of Reinvention
(12:16) – Going Beyond His Influences
(14:39) – The Dilla Approach To Production
(20:21) – Jay The Producer vs Jay The MC
(26:08) – The Personal Side of J.Dilla
(29:04) – A Soldier Unstoppable!
(32:05) – Venturing Out. (as explained by Phat Kat)
(33:59) – Heading Home… Job Well Done.
(34:48) – We Salute You.