Vox: Raydar Ellis Unpacks J Dilla’s Iconic Sound

December 11, 2017
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J Dilla created some of the most iconic beats in hip-hop history. Appearing on Vox Pop's Earworm documentary series, Brian "Raydar" Ellis breaks down Dilla's sound and how he used the MPC to revolutionize music. Ellis, an emcee, producer, and assistant professor of songwriting, founded Berklee’s J Dilla Ensemble to preserve Dilla’s legacy and engage students in the traditions of hip-hop.

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