Musical artists similar to or like J Dilla

American record producer and rapper who emerged in the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan, as one third of the music group Slum Village. Wikipedia

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    American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan. Formed by three members, rappers Baatin and T3, plus rapper and producer J Dilla (1974–2006). Wikipedia

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    • With both artists hailing from the Great Lakes region of the United States (Chicago and Detroit, respectively), Common and J Dilla established their chemistry early on.Common (rapper)-Wikipedia
    • On October 30, Nas released a song which might have been the first single on his new album, titled "The Season", produced by J Dilla.Nas-Wikipedia
    • Alongside DJ Premier, the soulful nature of his early production bears an influence of Prince Paul, while the slightly off-kilter drum-machine beats he crafted for tracks reflect J Dilla.Kanye West-Wikipedia
    • The title track and first single, produced by J Dilla, was not a hit, but the album's second single, "Itzsoweezee (HOT)", with only Dave on vocals, did fare better due to its creative music video.De La Soul-Wikipedia
    • Critics have favorably compared Detroit producer J Dilla and North Carolina's 9th Wonder to Rock; both of them worked with Rock during their recording careers.Pete Rock-Wikipedia
    • Both genres often pay homage to older and more well established electronic music artists such as Radiohead, Aphex Twin and Boards of Canada as well as independent hip hop producers like J Dilla and Madlib.Hip hop music-Wikipedia

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