Hip Hop producer passes away

And he’s only 32

Hip Hop producer J Dilla has passed away at the age of 32.

The acclaimed producer had been diagnosed with immune disease lupus three years ago.

Dilla had worked on records by Common, De La Soul, D’Angelo and Tribe Called Quest, amongst others.


He had been working on a solo album while he was in hospital. The album ‘Donuts’ was released in the US last Tuesday (February 7).

Pharrell Williams named Dilla his favourite producer two years ago.