Thu, Mar 24|
The People's Last Stand
Dilla Day Dallas 2022
Celebrating the life & legacy of the late, great Hip-Hop artist and super producer James "J Dilla" Yancey with an all-star cast of Dallas' best in spoken word, hip-hop, breaks and soul.
Time & Location
Mar 24, 2022, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The People's Last Stand , 5319 E Mockingbird Ln Suite 210, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
About the event
VäKú & Unspoken Word presents:
The 2nd Annual #DillaDayDallas Tribute
Originally founded in 2020, Dilla Day Dallas is the 's annual version of Dilla flavor with guest performances, illa music, and libations.
We will be paying homage to the late, great Hip-Hop artist and super producer J Dilla with an all-star cast of Dallas' best in spoken word, hip-hop, breaks and soul.
James Yancey, better known as J Dilla, is one of the most influential artists and producers in underground hip hop. Starting his career in Detroit, Michigan as a teenager, he quickly made a name for himself as a revolutionary rapper and beatmaker with his group Slum Village. Later on in his life, he became known for working amongst names such as The Pharcyde, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, Common, Questlove, Madlib, and Kanye West to name a few. After having passed too soon in 2006, fans and musicians around the world come together annually around his birthday to celebrate his name and works.