Welcome 2 Detroit

How J Dilla’s Relationship with the Strip Club Chocolate City Inspired His Creative Process

Those who knew J Dilla best understood how his love for strip clubs — especially Detroit's now-shuttered Chocolate City —… Read More

February 7, 2022

How J Dilla Found His Singing Voice on “Think Twice”

Read an early excerpt of the oral history of the classic J Dilla debut, Welcome 2 Detroit, written by John… Read More

January 15, 2021

A Special J Dilla ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’ 20th Anniversary Box Set is Dropping

J Dilla debuted Welcome 2 Detroit in 2001. Celebrate that album with a special 12 disc vinyl box set. Next year… Read More

November 2, 2020