The late, great J Dilla is rightfully celebrated as one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time. Almost exactly a decade after his 2006 death, Jay Dee’s mother Ma Dukes is proud to present another celebration of her son’s incredible life & legacy. The 2nd annual J Dilla Weekend festival will be held February 5th-7th 2016 in the Wynwood section of Miami, FL. The inaugural J Dilla Weekend was a resounding success, and Ma Dukes looks forward to making it an annual tradition.
The initial artist lineup for 2016 has now been announced, with confirmed performances from DJ Premier, Slum Village, Royce 5’9″, 9th Wonder, Blu & Exile, Rapsody, Chuck Strangers, A-F-R-O, & more. Additional artists will be announced as the event date approaches. In addition to performances from high-profile artists & DJs, J Dilla Weekend also features producer panels, BBQs, photo/art exhibits, record swaps, meet & greets, and other events celebrating Jay Dee’s life & legacy.
Early bird tickets (standard or deluxe) are now available at JDillaWeekend.com. Deluxe tickets include an exclusive New Era x J Dilla Weekend snapback, limited to 500 pieces & not available in stores.