Questlove Talks J Dilla’s Genius For RBMA

Eddie "STATS" Imported from Detroit.

Questlove on J Dilla's genius for RBMA

Do not be fooled–this clip of Questlove expounding on the genius of J Dilla is really just an excerpt from Questo’s full 2-hour RBMA talk with Chairman Mao which we posted some months back. But our friends at Red Bull decided to liberate it today in honor of Dilla Day though, and this dramatic recreation of Roy Ayers groove “Ain’t Got Time” for Black Star‘s “Little Brother” does nicely sum up in one little anecdote the way Dilla made the MPC a true instrument that responded to his fingers the way the black and ivories do to a concert pianist or masterful composer. Woooo.

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