With J Dilla's lost vocal album The Diary finally due April 15th, the second track from the project has been released via a radio premiere on Dr. Dre's Beats 1 Pharmacy radio show. Titled "Gangsta Boogie," this new track features Kokane and fellow hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg on the vocals.
A heavily funk filled bouncy beat combined with Kokane and Snoop's swag filled flows, this tune brings classic hip-hop vibes to the table. Dilla's signature sample filled production allows for slick verses finding the rappers in their sweet spot for a perfect throwback feel.
Originally planned for release back in 2002, J Dilla’s lost project The Diary was put on hold. Now due April 15th, the project is finally going to see the light of day with 16 tracks sure to have any hip hop fan more than satisfied to hear more unreleased material from the late producer / rapper. For now, stream the new single below and keep your eyes out for more new music from this release. Enjoy
J Dilla – Gangsta Boogie feat. Snoop Dogg & Kokane | iTunes