Daily Download: "Love," J. Dilla

A track chock full of lovely beats from hip-hop's late master

By Salon Staff
September 11, 2006 11:01AM (UTC)
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This is one of the standout tracks from master hip-hop producer J. Dilla's posthumous (and so-not-very-unexpectedly quite uneven) release, "The Shining." Rapper Pharoahe Monche turns in a decent performance, bolstered by plenty of sweet background vocals, but it's Dilla's beat that shines: orchestral but simple, nostalgic but not cutesy and full of, well, love.

-- T.B.


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