J. Dilla: Still Shining

The exceptional documentary film "Still Shining" directed by Brian Atkins celebrates J. Dilla's legacy. The footage, filmed at the time of the funeral, reveals Dilla's dedication to his craft and loved ones and collaborators' appreciation and awe. I particurlarly enjoyed ?uestLove's take on Dilla's musical phases and the portion comparing J.Dilla as a producer and as a MC.

Dilla's mother sets the tone with these words:

This was his wish during his illness, that he be able to give his gift to the world. He was able to live long enough to give the gift back and it will last a lifetime.
Below is J. Dilla's Love(A thing of the past) which samples Patrice Rushen's Before the Dawn. A song that Dilla probably heard for the first time as a kid in the company of his mom.

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