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Unique74 Revisited | Ruff Draft | J DILLA

Ruff Draft | J DILLA | Stones Throw

The world will eventually catch up to a man that was far ahead of the world. Dilla aka Jay Dee/Jay Dilla exemplified honest music to the maximum which set him apart from his contemporaries. Ruff Draft is a very minimal yet potent piece which captures the essence of “street” and “experimental”. Featuring appearances from Dilla’s “Juice Crew”: Slum Village, Frank & Dank, Guilty Simpson,etc. “The $” is a hot club banger taking a Marley Marl/Whodini approach, “Wild” is an anthem friendly piece laced with an off beat groove, “Take Notice” is a nice braggadocio gem feat. Guilty Simpson. This release is further evidence that Dilla’s sound has left a permanent stamp in progressive movements in Hip Hop, Soul and beyond.

Dj A-Ski (Nu Soul Magazine 3/07)


Peep the my latest review on the BSTC album at Nu Soul Magazine!
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Nu Soul LA presents Mark De Clive Lowe | Ann Nesby Review | Dam Funk | Dj Obah | Mayer Hawthorne

Check out my Ann Nesby Review courtesy of our friends at NU SOUL

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