8 Of The Most Iconic Hip-Hop Producers Of The Past Decade

Elite Daily names the eight most iconic hip hop producers of the past decade. Who do you think made number one?

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Kanye West Talks J Dilla’s Influence in Stones Throw Documentary Outtake

"We gotta make music and we think, ‘If Dilla was alive, would he like this?’ I have to work on behalf of Dilla."

The Stones Throw documentary Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton was released on DVD/Blu-ray this week, and to mark its release, Rolling Stone has shared almost 30 minutes of outtakes from the film. The video includes an interview with Kanye West, who talks about how J Dilla has influenced his work.

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Jaded Inc., ‘Monster’: Mayer Hawthorne & 14KT Snag J Dilla Beat for Debut Album

Being able to make an album together as Jaded Inc. would have been good enough for Mayer Hawthorne and 14KT, who grew up together in Michigan. But being able to include a track from the late J Dilla made the project a, well, “Monster” for the two music makers.

read more @ billboard.com