New J Dilla Album of Rare Instrumentals Drops Next Month

New J Dilla Album of Rare Instrumentals Drops Next Month

Dillatronic features more than 40 cuts from the late producer.

Published September 24, 2015

In just over a month from now, fans will be able to get their hands a new J. Dilla album.

Dilla’s mother, in collaboration with Vintage Vibez Music Group, announced Dillatronic. The posthumous LP features more than 40 rare instrumentals showcasing the late producer’s electronic influence.


“I can smile in my heart, knowing my son’s work is being shared with the people as we planned before he passed,” Dilla’s mom, MaureenMa DukesYancey, said in a statement. “I only share the best, and I only hope to continue introducing the world to the genius of J Dilla.”

Dilla passed away in 2006, though his legacy has been kept alive through the work of his mother. Yancey throws an annual birthday celebration in her son’s honor, which has expanded into Dilla Day Weekend. 

The new album will be available in digital, CD and vinyl form, along with deluxe packages that include passes to the 2016 Dilla Day Weekend in Miami. 

Dillatronic drops Oct. 30, you can pre-order the release here. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Vintage Vibez Music Group)

Written by Latifah Muhammad


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