It’s been 13 years (!) since we lost legendary hip-hop producer J. Dilla. A major proponent of keeping his legacy alive has been The Roots‘ drummer Questlove, who recently disclosed that a never-before-heard Dilla beat will be on the next Roots album.
The forthcoming album, tentatively titled End Game, is going to open with a beat Dilla originally produced for The Roots’ classic 1999 album Things Fall Apart.
No word yet on the album’s release date, but if there’s one way to get fans buzzing with excitement early, it’s Dilla.