Won’t Do – J Dilla

5 years ago today music lost one of it’s greatest, in honor of Jay dee we going to touch on some of his classic material, his video for Won’t Do from The Shining.

Won\’t Do – J Dilla

Closer (Remix) – Fashawn

Fashawn gives us Closer for J Dilla’s birthday which is his remix of the Dilla classic So Far To Go from The Shining featuring Common & D’Angelo.  Be on the lookout for Fashawn’s upcoming mixtape Higher Learning dropping next week.

Closer (Remix) – Fashawn

Still Shining – J Dilla

Salute to J-Dilla the best to ever do it

“Created in 2006, this remembrance piece is created as a tribute to the memory and legacy of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This is a piece designed for his fans and supporters who knew of his accomplishments before February 2006 and those that have grown to appreciate his genius. Here, we gain a greater insight and understanding about our musical icon…J Dilla is Still Shining.”

Jay Dee would have been 37 today, Happy Birthday fam.

This Feelin – Phil Ade

Phil Ade destroys some Kanye West production on This Feelin, definately keep an eye out for this dude in 2011.

The American Classic – Shabaam Sahdeeq

A collection of collaborations and remixes that consist of classic records from the past and newly released material.  The American Classic features some of hip-hop greats including Kool G Rap, Talib Kweli, Common, Xzibit, Rah Digga, Mos Def, Sean Price, Skyzoo, Sha Stimuli and many more. S-Dub releases this fine collection of records mixed and arranged by DJ Victorious.

The American Classic Mixtape (Mixed by DJ Victorious) by Shabaam Sahdeeq

MF MU

I Used To Love Her (Again) – Murs & 9th Wonder

New video from Murs & 9th Wonder for I Used To Love H.E.R. (Again) their spin on the Common Sense classic record, from the duo’s 2010 album Fornever.

I Used To Love Her (Again) – Murs & 9th Wonder

Talib Kweli interview with DJ Vlad

DJ Vlad interviews Talib Kweli (who is close to dropping his new album Gutter Rainbows) when Kanye West comes up, in this section Kweli speaks on Kanye before the fame.

In the second part of the interview Talib Kweli trys to explain Kanye West’s arrogance.

BET Cypher – Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Cyhi Da Prynce & Common

G.O.O.D. music arrived at the 2010 BET awards last night something serious!  Check out the freestyle below featuring Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Cyhi Da Prynce, Common & DJ Premier holding down the 1’s & 2’s.

2010 G.O.O.D. Music BET Freestyle – Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Cyhi Da Prynce & Common

Good Friday – Kanye West Feat. Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson

New music from the G.O.O.D. music family, Good Friday from Kanye West, Common, Kid Cudi, Pusha T, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson.

Good Friday – Kanye West Feat. Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson

Wake Up Everybody – The Roots Feat. John Legend, Melanie Fiona & Common

New video from John Legend & The Roots for Wake Up Everybody featuring Melanie Fiona & Common.

Wake Up Everybody – The Roots Feat. John Legend, Melanie Fiona & Common

Here is the original version sung by Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes circa 1975, timeless.

Wake Up Everybody – Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes