February is J Dilla Month
J Dilla was born in February and passed away in the month of February as well.
February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006
So while getting your Black History on ... you can also consume some J Dilla. As a tribute to Dilla's incredible life, Stones Throw, his record label has announced that February is J Dilla Month.
Who was J Dilla? To put is simply, he was an extraordinary producer. But that definition pales in terms of what he accomplished; you need audible examples to illustrate his capabilities and even then it's not enough.
Check out this article and story from NPR's Day to Day:
Go ahead hip hoppers and jam out the rest of February w/Dilla. kfox.