Mixtape Imagines What if Dilla Produced The Blueprint (Download)

    Despite being at the top of their games at the same time (early ’00s, late ’90s) legendary producer J. Dilla and Jay-Z never worked together. Jimmy Green, an intrepid mixtape DJ, has created a mixtape that imagines that they did; he mashes up The Blueprint with Dilla instrumentals. The results are sort of predictable–a lot of dusty, blown-out beats underneath Jay’s lyrics– but there are some pretty cool moments (“Takeover” especially).

     

    Go here to download it. [The Rap-Up]