On High Beam: Hometown Legend – Dilla Day Detroit 2014
On High Beam by Olivia Ewing, Entertainment Editor, Haute is Magazine
Dilla Day Detroit is a birthday celebration of legendary Detroit producer J Dilla, one of the music industry’s most influential hip-hop artists – EVER.
Friday, February 7th, 2014 is James Dewitt Yancey’s (J Dilla) birthday and marks both the anniversary of his passing (February 10, 2006), as well as the release date of his opus Donuts in 2006. Ever since February 2007, there have been loving tributes held for J Dilla around the world. His most notable musical contributions include working alongside big-name acts like Janet Jackson, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes and Common – the list goes on.
The event will take place this Friday, February 7th at The Fillmore in Detroit. Featured guest are Slum Village, De La Soul, Dj Premier, Pete Rock, Phife Dawg (A.T.C.Q.), Phat Kat, Guilty Simpson, Bishop Lamont, DJ TJ the King and more.
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.livenation.com/#/events/287656-feb-7-2014-dilla-day-detroit