The single peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 1966.
Fans pledge retaliation, stoking fears of another rivalry between east-side and west-side rappers.
Wednesday’s attack triggered unusually candid social media comments about retaliation.
“Siri,” I asked my phone when I pulled up to a red light. “Have you read Ms. Beatty’s story already? These song choices just seem too coincidental.”
Before emerging as one of hip hop’s most influential artists, J Dilla was a regular fixture in Detroit’s mid-1990s underground scene. His posthumous album, Rebirth of Detroit, is released today, with guest spots from local artists Danny Brown and Guilty Simpson. Watch the video for “Dillatroit,” a track on Rebirth of Detroit that features Nick […]