J Dilla’s The Diary is now available to stream via Soundcloud.
The stream is as follows.
(The most recent post in this thread was published earlier today [April 15, 2016]. It is as follows.)
Mass Appeal released J Dilla‘s The Diary today (April 15).
The 16-track project comes posthumously after the Detroit rapper and producer passed away in 2006 due to complications from lupus.
J Dilla intended to release the LP in 2002 and this is the final project that he had prepared to release in his lifetime. His Donuts album was released days before his passing.
Stream J Dilla’s The Diary at Apple Music.
(This article was first published February 18, 2016 and is as follows.)
Nas’ Mass Appeal label is preparing for the April 15 release of J Dilla’s The Diary album, according to a press release.
The rapper also discussed the project today (February 18) on Beats 1 Radio.
The Diary will feature unreleased raps and beats from J Dilla. Snoop Dogg, Pete Rock, Madlib and Bilal, among others, are the guests slated to appear on the project.
The Mass Appeal release will include the single “The Introduction,” which is available on HipHopDX.
In October, Nas previewed a J Dilla-produced song called “The Season,” which features the Queens, New York artist rhyming over J Dilla’s Donuts track “Gobstopper.”
J Dilla passed away in 2006 due to complications from lupus. He initially planned to release The Diary in 2002. It is the final collection of unissued material that Dilla had assembled for release during his lifetime.
The Diary cover art and tracklist are as follows:
- The Introduction
- The Anthem f. Frank & Dank
- Fight Club f. Nottz & Boogie
- The Shining Pt. 1 (Diamonds) feat. Kenny Wray
- The Shining Pt. 2 (Ice)
- Gangsta Boogie f. Snoop Dogg & Kokane
- Drive Me Wild
- Give Them What They Want
- The Creep (The O)
- The Ex f. Bilal
- So Far
- Fuck The Police
- The Diary
- The Sickness f. Nas
- The Doe