Tag Archives: dilla

DC Loves Dilla 2012, Sun. 2/19

B-more’s up first on Saturday. Then DC pays homage on Sunday. All Dilla, all weekend. Check the sets from last year’s celebration. On the Decks: Stylus/RoddyRod/2 Tone Jones/R.B.I/Book/Quartermaine/Pudge/Mimms/Harvey Dent/Cuzzin B Hosted by: Grap Luva Live Artwork by Aniekan Udofia Photo Gallery by: Eye Candie Designs SPECIAL  GUEST: Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey U Street Music Hall […]

DC Loves Dilla 2011

DC Loves Dilla 2011: DOWNLOAD

Here’s my segment from the 6th annual DC Loves Dilla party. to download:  right-click (PC) or CTRL-click (Mac) > ‘Save As’ [subscribe in iTunes] Grab all the recordings from the whole night courtesy of the homie Quartermaine. http://www.mediafire.com/folder/qogu29qdg108w

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DC Loves Dilla 2011, Sun. 2/20

Sunday, Feb. 20 2011 Bourbon 2321 18th Street, NW WDC Featuring selections from the crates of DJ 2-Tone Jones, Roddy Rod, DJ Stylus, Supa Qool DJ Uncle Q and DJ RBI. Hosted by the one and only Grap Luva and featuring art from the incomparable Aniekan Udofia. The event starts at 9pm and the organizers […]

Blackberry Jones is back

The backstory on this cat is pretty deep. He was killing this style on a pair of these when I first met him on the U Street scene almost 15 years ago: That was back in the Amphibians days. Then he moved on to this: Eventually he was hauling a whole desktop around to gigs, […]

Turn it UP for Dilla, Tues. 2/10

DJ Roddy Rod, 2-Tone Jones & Artistic Sole pay tribute to J Dilla on the 3rd anniversary of his passing AND celebrate life with Kev Brown & Aquarians worldwide. Live art featuring custom sneakers by Artistic Sole. Live mural art by Aniekan Udofia. Tuesday, February 10, 2009 9:00pm The Red Lounge 2013 14th Street, NW […]

Obrigado Dilla

So hauntingly beautiful, simple yet powerful. Such an organic interplay between the decks, samplers and drums. I hadn’t even seen this clip when I did this. But the flick has been on my purchase list for a while. I finally pulled the trigger and ordered it. I was inspired. Rhomiepalooza IV might be in Brazil […]

Kicking it with hip-hop legends

We had a fun show last night. I got my fanboy on a l’il bit. (Subscribe/iTunes) TURN IT UP!!! R.I.P. Dilla

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Dilla Dog

Before he passed on it had gotten to the point that I had to put his music on quarantine. I had to excise certain records from my regular gigging crates, expunge files from my iPod and place his cd’s out of immediate access. Dilla joints can easily turn into a CRUTCH maaaan! “Think Twice”, “Players” […]