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Released only three days before J Dilla passed away in February 2006, Donuts is one of underground hip-hop's most legendary projects. Sketches of songs segue into one another, creating a soulful and emotional journey, with hypnotic moments like "Workinonit" and the dreamy "Waves" giving way to coded messages on mortality, such as the wistful "Bye." and the bittersweet "Last Donut of the Night". Even though this is an all-instrumental album packed with short, sample-based loops, we feels like Dilla's talking right at us.

Biography

Born: 07 February 1974 in Detroit, MI

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

Frequently and rightly placed in the same context as DJ Premier, Pete Rock, and Kanye West, J Dilla (aka Jay Dee) built and sustained a high standing as a producer's producer while maintaining a low profile. When Pharrell Williams appeared on BET's 106 & Park in 2004, he excitedly declared that Dilla was his favorite producer and told an audibly stumped crowd that it had probably never heard of the man. At the time, Dilla had been active for well over a decade and had netted enough beats -- including...
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