Monday, 7 February 2011

J-Dilla - Still Shining Documentary

Here’s a real dope documentary on the late Dilla by Brian “B.Kyle” Atkins, much of which was shot on the day of his funeral back in ’06. Still Shining features commentary from Ma Dukes Yancey and a whole string of Dilla friends, and collaborators on the man, his music and his legacy.

Here’s a breakdown of the various segments:

(2:55) – Work Ethic Starts In The Basement
(7:35) – What To Listen For in A Dilla Beat
(9:10) – J.Dilla’s Range As A Producer. The King of Reinvention
(12:16) – Going Beyond His Influences
(14:39) – The Dilla Approach To Production
(20:21) – Jay The Producer vs Jay The MC
(26:08) – The Personal Side of J.Dilla
(29:04) – A Soldier Unstoppable!
(32:05) – Venturing Out. (as explained by Phat Kat)
(33:59) – Heading Home… Job Well Done.
(34:48) – We Salute You.

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