New Soul Sunday

Maureen "Ma Dukes" Yancey: The Full Interiew

Today marks the birthday of one of the most influential and respected producers in the modern era, James "J Dilla" Yancey. In honor of this date and the upcoming Dilla Day, his mother, Maureen Yancey, sat down with Nick Austin to discuss "Jay Dee's" upbringing, hidden talents, relationship with Q-Tip, and the importance of providing music education to our youth.

Dilla Day will feature music from Busta Rhymes, Jay Electronica, Phife of A Tribe Called Quest, Phat Kat, Danny Brown, & The Nick Speed Orchestra on Friday, Feb. 10 @ The Filmore.