J Dilla

X+Z WILD music

X+Z Sonic Roundup

by: Blaine Skrainka

A WILD rundown of the latest releases we’ve yet to mention.

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Chris Malinchak, dornik, Ella Eyre, IYES, J Dilla, James Franco, Joey Bada$$, Joey Badass, Leo Kalyan, Marika Hackman, music, Nadine Carina, playlists, Seth Rogan, Sivu, The Wild Magazine, X+Z
Disclosure BBC Essential Mix

From Detroit to Disclosure

by: T.M. Brown

Dilla. It all starts with Dilla. Disclosure started their two hour jam session on BBC Radio 1 with an ode to the Detroit producer responsible for popularizing cascading jazz-and-horn samples in the 90s. For a […]

Tags: BBC, Disclosure, Essential Mix, J Dilla, mixtape, music, T.M. Brown
Chance the Rapper WILD music

Chance the Rapper / Everybody’s Something

by: Joseph Johnson

Chicago’s Chance The Rapper gained a lot of attention earlier this year thanks to his excellent sophomore mixtape, Acid Rap. The sometimes funny, sometimes silly, but often profound release showed the young rapper’s lyrical fortitude […]

Tags: Chance The Rapper, effects, Everybody's Something, Fall In Love, green screen, Hip-Hop, J Dilla, Joseph Johnson, mixtape, music, rapper, sample, Slum Village, The Wild Magazine, video.
Amin Payne Wild Mag

WILD Profile: Amin Payne, the Good Samaritan

by: Khiera Nicole

Who: Amin Payne
 What he does: Producer/DJ/Engineer
 Where: Based in Melbourne, Australia/ From Auckland, New Zealand His view at this moment: Two computer screens, my drum machines and speakers. Digital world baby, who needs sunshine […]

Tags: Aloe Blacc, Amin Payne, Bob Marley, Cosmic Disfunktions, Frankie Fresco, J Dilla, Khiera Nicole, Ladi6, Madlib, Melbourne Recital Center, Pete Rock, Red Bull Beat Suite project, Regan aka Ta-Ku, Sir Quincy Jones, the Good Samaritan


by: Diego Martínez

It’s often that groups and/or soloists revisit classic elements from the past, adapting them to the current state of music. Most have succeeded with critical and commercial acclaim, Mark Ronson being a fine example. You […]

Tags: A Strange Arrangement, Ann Arbor, blue-eyed soul, Detroit, Diego Martinez, Holland Dozier Holland, How Do You Do, J Dilla, Juan Atkins, Mark Ronson, Mayer Hawthorne, Michael McDonald, Michigan, retro soul, Smokey Robinson, Stones Throw Records, The Walk, The Wild Magazine, Universal Republic