DOWN BY LAW: In Memoriam – Rest In Beats, Leonardo Del Hubrio. Longtime Bassist of The Roots [Leonard ‘Hub’ Hubbard 1959-2021]

Just wanted to take a few minutes to pay tribute to Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, of the Legendary Roots Crew, who passed away yesterday at 62 years young;

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YANCEY TAUGHT ME: Examining The Life, Legacy, & Genius Of J Dilla [B.Getz on L4LM]

When discussing the life and times of the late J Dilla, it’s difficult to avoid dipping into hagiography. But the producer born James Dewett Yancey was truly a king among men.

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D’ANGELO & THE SOULTRONICS – Aug 24, 2000. Taj Mahal- Atlantic City. [B.Getz / JamBase 20-for-20]

On August 24, 2000, three childhood friends and I pulled up to the Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and stepped into the most spectacular concert I’ve had the privilege of experiencing in my 42 years on this rock, thanks to D’Angelo & The Soultronics on the Voodoo World Tour.

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DILLAGENCE: Stream 33+ Hours of JAY DEE / J.DILLA On This 711-Track Career Anthology [Soundcloud]

Check out this 33+ hour, 711-track exhaustive J.Dilla anthology, distributed over six 5+ hour volumes on Soundcloud. Shoutout to @araQual from Okayplayer’s The Lesson for putting in WORK to create this magnificent document. Long Live DIlla Dawg!

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