Common Describes J Dilla’s Personality & Musical Legacy

February 4, 2010


Common describes J Dilla’s personality, style, and influence, then explains the late producer’s musical legacy.

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

juiceboxjackson February 4, 2010 at 3:47 pm

LOL!!! at the very end I thought he was gonna say “…and the Jonas Brothers” when he said “Joni Mitchell”…wow…great insight though. I miss Dilla’s music for reals though…

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ClearBlue February 4, 2010 at 4:55 pm

awesome video

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rokwell February 5, 2010 at 3:41 am

I’m right there with you juice lol I thought the same.

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yese February 5, 2010 at 10:17 am

yall dont know bout joni mitchell? jonas brothers is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear that first syllable “jone” in a list of great musicians and bands? i wouldn’t admit to that…

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Sane McGillicutty February 5, 2010 at 10:22 am

Common is a great speaker. He just communicates very well, which lends to his amazing ability to express himself over tracks

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spank delux February 5, 2010 at 5:16 pm

you want his e-harmony account or something? Straighten up bro

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ClearBlue February 7, 2010 at 5:56 pm

@Spank: What was wrong with Sane’s comment? Totally unnecessary for you to tell him to “straighten up” for making an intelligent and thoughtful comment. Grow up bro.

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juiceboxjackson February 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm

let’s see…I’m a 24 yr. old, white, male whose parents listened to nothing but Christian heavy metal throughout the late 80’s and 90’s…I’m sorry I’m a product of my upbringing…

we gotta cut it out with the negativity though…I stumbled on this site a few months ago and have been loving all the videos and comments but lately it seems like everyone is on edge or something…I actually feel bad for making my smartass comment about my upbringing but I think it’s relevant…

Dilla Days – http://www.ughiphopnation.com/

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Chloe February 8, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Very sorry to hear about this dj he’s making major news and gossip sites everywhere this is something that “Star” from Shovio.com will be discussing tonight on his show when he hits the airwaves everynight at 7:30-9:00 except Fridays.

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