Sun 2nd February


The UK’s only official J Dilla tribute sanctioned by the James Yancey Foundation & Dilla’s Family.

7pm-Midnight Sunday 2nd February 2020

@ The Jazz Café, Parkway, Camden London NW1 7PG

Frank N Dank (Detroit)
Mr Thing
Spin Doctor
DJ Matman (Dilla The MC set)
DJ LoK (Dilla Breaks Set)
& Russ Ryan

£10 Frist Release || £15 Advance || £25 VIP (Access to Balcony & Fee T-Shirt) 

All profits go to the James Yancey Foundation & Lupus UK



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The UK’s only official J Dilla tribute, sanctioned by his family, the James Yancey Foundation and the J Dilla estate returns to The Jazz Cafe for what is sure to be another exceptional night in tribute to the greatest Hip-Hop and RnB producer of all time.

With two of J Dilla’s closest collaborators, the incredible Frank & Dank, performing their first UK set in 3 years this is certain to be the another explosive J Dillla Changed My Life tribute to date. This one is going to be hard to beat to make sure you grab tickets as this is sure to sell out.

As ever a crew of DJs wanting to pay their respects and willing to give up their time and talents for free bless the stage. The man behind The Doctor’s Orders and these years of Dilla tributes Spin Doctor is joined by friends Mr Thing, Kidkanevil, DJ LoK, and The Doctor’s Orders resident Russ Ryan.

This is sure to be one of the most incredible nights of tribute to the genius of Dilla ever so make sure you join us in support of a good cause as all money raised goes to The James Yancey Foundation and Lupus UK.

In his brief 32 years James Yancey otherwise known as Jay-Dee or J-Dilla, created a new sound for Hip-Hop that inspired beat smiths, MCs and music lovers around the globe. With an incredible line of production credits for De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, The Pharcyde, Janet Jackson, Busta Rhymes, Common, D’Angelo, his own crew Slum Village and so many more it is little wonder that he has been described as a visionary, a genius & the quintessential producers’ producer by many of the most respected names in the game. The fact that both Pharell Williams & Kanye West name him as their major inspiration speaks volumes to the influence of his distinctive “Dilla sound”.

His own albums “Rough Draft” & “Donuts” on Stones Throw, “Welcome 2 Detroit” & “The Shining” on BBE Records alongside “Jay Loves Japan” and his work on his brother Illa-J’s album “Yancey Boys” stand out as masterpieces of modern music production and capture the imagination of producers, DJs & all music lovers across the world. A selection of his work has even been released in full orchestral form on the brilliant “Suite For Ma Dukes”.


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