Jay Dee a.k.a. J Dilla 'The King Of Beats' One Of iTunes Recent Gems

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If you're a fan of production and beats you might want to take a listen to "Jay Dee a.k.a.

J Dilla 'The King Of Beats.'" The album was recently released and features some of the best beats from J Dilla one of the top producers who passed away on February 10, 2006.

"Jay Dee a.k.a. J Dilla 'The King Of Beats'" is a 38 track "Box Set" featuring instrumentals of Dilla's beats simply titled, "Jay Dee" followed by whatever the coinciding track number is for the instrumental.

The instrumentals are all smooth and wreak of the 90's golden ear of Hip-Hop music.

Dilla expressed his talents in the Detroit, Michigan underground rap scene but also was responsible for producing beats for artists such as Busta Rhymes, Janet Jackson, A Tribe Called Quest, Common and Talib Kweli.

When listening to music the first thing you hear is the way it sounds and then when listening close the lyrics fall in. So it's safe to say that without a catchy beat some don't give songs the time of day.

Dilla was a producer who managed to make any track that he produced a beat for infectious from the start. He was in fact a solid musical talent and it showed through his beats.

When you listen to "Jay Dee a.k.a.

J Dilla 'The King Of Beats,'" you will immediately be transported back to a time where the streets of some of the major cities in East Coast Hip-Hop like Detroit and New York was rampant with lyricists all trying to make conscious, underground music.

Today marks the nine years since the death of this extremely talented musician and there's no wonder why his music continues to impress some of today's new artists like Jon Bellion.

"Jay Dee a.k.a. J Dilla 'The King Of Beats'" is currently available on iTunes.