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J Dilla Leaks Cause Estate To Suffer

June 19, 2008

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Part retrospective/part anti-piracy plea, L.A. Weekly drops an article covering the production history and legacy of J Dilla while giving a glimpse into the legal and monetary difficulties caused by unauthorized internet releases.  It touches on the some of the compilations that have popped up and even the unreleased Pay Jay album.  Probably the most surprising was to hear that Busta Rhymes‘ recent free release of Dillagence w/ Mick Boogie is currently in mediation with the Dilla estate

Read the complete article

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Poo Man June 19, 2008 at 8:37 am

Hasn’t this happened to every hip hop artist out their and often resulted in whole albums being scrapped.

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Dan Love June 19, 2008 at 9:06 am

Haven’t read the article yet, but do trust Jeff’s journalism. Check passionweiss.com if you’ve somehow managed to miss it.

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Semantik June 19, 2008 at 9:11 am

Thanks Dan… my apologies to Jeff.

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Ammon-Ra June 19, 2008 at 4:24 pm

I feel bad for his family. It has to be hard to deal with this and being stuck that that kind of debt.

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