Tuesday, October 13 2009
Some of this hip-hop deity's finest productions thrown together on a single disc. And as great as they are, this compilation is more a gateway than a final destination.
Tuesday, September 8 2009
Dilla’s strength was not that he merely incorporated disparities into a single sound, but that that sound felt natural.
Sunday, July 5 2009
This might be a "good" record by comparison, but it just doesn't stack up to Dilla's impressive legacy.
Monday, March 30 2009
Although it offers nothing new, this is a fine introductory piece for new or unacquainted J Dilla listeners.
Thursday, August 24 2006
The problem is that while the whole of Dilla's first true posthumous release is incredibly solid and expertly crafted, it's for the most part unremarkable.