I posted a teaser a few weeks back, and here’s the documentary on the late J Dilla by Brian “B.Kyle” Atkins, much of which was shot on the day of his funeral back in ’06. Still Shining features commentary from Ma Dukes Yancey, and a whole string of friends and collaborators.
Here’s a breakdown of the various segments:
(02:55) – Work Ethic Starts In The Basement
(07:35) – What To Listen For in A Dilla Beat
(09:10) – J.Dilla’s Range As A Producer. The King of Reinvention
(12:16) – Going Beyond His Influences
(14:39) – The Dilla Approach To Production
(20:21) – Jay The Producer vs Jay The MC
(26:08) – The Personal Side of J.Dilla
(29:04) – A Soldier Unstoppable!
(32:05) – Venturing Out. (as explained by Phat Kat)
(33:59) – Heading Home… Job Well Done.
(34:48) – We Salute You.