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Dilla Fest ft. Talib Kweli
August 7, 2021 • 7:00 pm PDT
The Saturday event with Fusicology will commemorate 15 Years of Dilla’s Donuts with special guest DJs and live performances by Talib Kweli with a live trio along with Frank N Dank with Illa J and The Beat Junkies DJ crew. Grammy winner Daru Jones will also serve as Music Director and drummer. J Dilla aka James Yancey, Jay Dee 1974-2006 Stones Throw began working with J Dilla in the early days of his solo career in the early 2000s. He would soon collaborate with Madlib in the group Jaylib, and eventually releasing the solo album Donuts on Stones Throw in 2006, which has come to be regarded as one of his signature works.
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