J Dilla appears in new documentary on making of lost album The Diary

J Dilla appears in new documentary on making of lost album The Diary

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Archival footage shows J Dilla rapping over beats for his debut album.

Featuring Snoop Dogg, Bilal, Kokane, J Dilla’s long lost vocal album The Diary was brought back to life by Mass Appeal Records this year after more than a decade.

Now Mass Appeal has shared this short documentary from the archives, detailing the making of the album with Dilla rapping over beats by Nottz, Hi-Tek and more.

Watch above and then read our feature on the 10-year mission to release this legendary album.