James Dewitt Yancey better known as, JDilla embodied and pretty much created the sound that we call "neo-soul". Whether you like neo soul or not you can't deny J Dilla's impact on music. He made beats, produced songs and albums for some of the biggest names in hip-hop and soul such as; Erykah Badu, Kanye West, Pharrell and so many others. He died an untimely death at the age of 32 from complications of a rare blood disease. Prior to his death he was also diagnosed with Lupus.
Join the Walk for Dilla (J Dilla Project) to support doctors and researchers find a cure for Lupus.
November, 3 2007 WALK FOR DILLA (Lupus Charity)
National Mall, Washington DC
Check in begins at 9:00 a.m. Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Rain or Shine.
Distance: 5k (3.1 miles).
For more information visit the JDilla Project