How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000

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J Dilla made his MPC3000 musical. Subscribe to our channel! There's a halo of reverence around J Dilla, a producer and beatmaker from Detroit who made some of the most fascinating and influential beats in hip hop history. Before his early death in 2006, J Dilla worked with countless artists and producers - from Erykah Badu and Janet Jackson to Busta Rhymes and Madlib - and developed an off-kilter style of rhythm and sampling that transcended the machine he used to create music, the Akai Midi Production Center, otherwise known as the MPC. Spotify Playlist created by Okayplayer: Brian "Raydar" Ellis' music: Further reading: Compiled list of Dilla samples: Redbull Music Academy: Don't Cry breakdown: Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator via NPR: Waajeed breaks down Dilla samples: History of the MPC: Some songs don't just stick in your head, they change the music world forever. Join Estelle Caswell on a musical journey to discover the stories behind your favorite songs. Check out the entire Vox Earworm playlist here: And follow Vox Earworm on Facebook for more: is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out Check out our full video catalog: Follow Vox on Twitter: Or on Facebook:

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