WATCH ALL YOUR FAVORITE BET SHOWS

Yasiin Bey to Perform J Dilla Tribute in London

Brooklyn MC will honor legendary producer next month.

Yasiin Bey is set to perform a special one-night only concert tribute for the late J Dilla in London next month, XXL reports. The Brooklyn MC formerly known as Mos Def will take the stage at Indigo at the O2 Area on June 11.

Presented by Soundcrash, the “once in a lifetime” show will honor Jay Dee’s legacy with Bey spitting over classic beats from the deceased producer’s catalog. Bey is one of the many names in hip hop who collaborated with the lauded producer.

| CLICK TO READ 25 BEST POSTHUMOUS ALBUMS OF ALL TIME |

Dilla passed away in 2006 from cardiac arrest following a battle with a rare blood disease. His birthday is celebrated every February via Dilla Day, a stateside concert event spearheaded by his mother, Maureen Ma DukesYancey. This year’s festivities took place in Miami instead of his hometown of Detroit.   

Early bird tickets for Bey's London Dilla tribute are available now. Click here for more info.

BET.com is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music. 

Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

  

(Photo: C Flanigan/WireImage)

Latest News

Subscribe for BET Updates

Provide your email address to receive our newsletter.


By clicking subscribe, I agree to receive newsletters, marketing communications, updates, special offers (including partner offers), and other information from BET and the Paramount family of companies. For more information about our data practices, consult our Privacy Policy.