Happy Birthday J. Dilla! James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee. One of the most underrated musicians in Hip Hop history. I put together a mix of some of my favorite Dilla songs. Check out the mix download it and enjoy. This mix includes classics from Tribe Called Quest, Keith Murray and of course Slum Village. Download and Subscribe on iTunes!