New J. Dilla Lands In Stores February 5, In Anticipation Of Album “Music From The Lost Scrolls”
The family of the late J. Dilla, born James Yancey, is preparing for the full length release of Music From The Lost Scrolls Vol.1 , which feature all unreleased material created by the late producer, who died from complications of Lupus.
The first release from the project is a special 10” vinyl record featuring the songs “DeWitt To Do It” and “Smack A B**ch” while the B-side has contains Yancey Boys single “The Throwaway” (featuring Frank Nitt) and another J. Dilla track titled “Ruff & Rugged.”
Music From The Lost Scrolls Vol.1 is an album officially sanctioned by J. Dilla’s mother Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey and his Estate.
The album, which is being assembled by Frank Nitt from the Hip-Hop group Frank N Dank,is being released in partnership with Hip-Hop label Delicious Vinyl.
Most of the music will come from material that incredibly, was discovered in April of 2012, in a storage bin which contained tapes, manuscripts and other possessions owned by the groundbreaking producer.
The new 10' vinyl from J. Dilla’s Music From The Lost Scrolls Vol.1 will be released on February 5.
On February 9, an all-star group of Hip-Hop artists will honor J. Dilla in his hometown of Detroit.