Tuesday, May 6 2014
It’s a blast to hear Posdnous whispering the chorus to “The Magic Number” – but what this ad hoc remix approach really does is get you to focus on Dilla’s beats. And they’re tremendous.
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.