Thank You Jay Dee. Raise It Up!

Thank You Jay Dee. Raise It Up!

It’s Dilla month ya’ll! With all the love that’s going around I have to share this dope video put together by the great Mochilla crew. Sit back and TURN IT UP! A little louder.

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B+C Radio: Purple High

Episode 008: Purple High And now for the long awaited next episode of Beats+Crates Radio mixed by DJ Mantron. Purple High is for all you music lovers that want to feel grown. DJ Mantron, through some J Dilla, Mos Def,…

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Boombox: 4th Annual Celebration of J Dilla

I really don’t say much about going to this event except…GO!!! If you listen to music in general, you should be there.  If you are thankful for the music J Dilla has blessed us with and everyone that he’s influenced,…

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I’ll Take You to the Donut Shop…

When I used to live in Long Beach, Krispy Kreme had the ingenious idea of opening a location adjacent to the East Division station of the LBPD. It’s been a minute since I’ve called Long Beach home, but I’ll bet…

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The Roots – Dilla Joints

Other other day I was checking out what was new on Mint Collective’s site and ran across The Roots – Dilla Joints.  The Roots is one of my favorite band and J Dilla tracks, I can play all day.  Put them…

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Thank You J Dilla

Take the time and enjoy a Dilla track or 2. We’ve all been blessed to witness a movement in music history with this man’s gift. Be inspired, create, and leave your mark on the world. I hope to have an…

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14KT – Nowalataz

14KT’s Nowalataz is one of the reasons I don’t sleep. Dope stuff comes out any time of the day. I got an email from the fam at A-Side Worldwide about 9pm, but I went jogging…and didn’t read it until 11pm.…

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Amede & The Soundsmith

These 2 cats outta east London tackled a big task of remixing an already bangin album and as they say “Re-Fixed” it. Common teamed up with Kanye (and a few other producers including J Dilla) to bring you Be. So…

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Jay $tay Paid THIS TUESDAY!

This is Beats+Crates 100th post and it’s only fitting that it is for a special event, Jay $tay Paid. Please take the time to read about Ma Dukes battle with Dilla’s legacy and her health. If you still haven’t discovered…

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