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: is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: Follow Vox on Twitter: Or on Facebook:

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