J Dilla: Dan Charnas on the Life and Legacy of Jay Dee

J Dilla: Dan Charnas on the Life and Legacy of Jay Dee

Update: 2022-06-141
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Today we’re talking to Dan Charnas—author, hip-hop journalist, professor, show runner, former A&R person for Def American, and also a longtime friend of Rick Rubin's. Charnas's latest book, Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, The Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm is the product of four years of exhaustive research and nearly 200 interviews.


On today’s episode, Rick Rubin speaks with Dan Charnas about how the roots of his new book go all the way back to a trip to Detroit with rapper Chino XL to work with the producer then known as Jay Dee. Rick and Dan also reminisce about their earliest memories together and Dan shares what it was like meeting Rick’s mother, Mrs. Rubin, for the first time.


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You can also check out past episodes here: https://brokenrecordpodcast.com.


Hear a playlist of all of our favorite songs produced by J Dilla as well as songs Dan Charnas worked on HERE.


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J Dilla: Dan Charnas on the Life and Legacy of Jay Dee

J Dilla: Dan Charnas on the Life and Legacy of Jay Dee

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