Singer/producer/songwriter/rapper John “Illa J” Yancey is a true music prodigy, raised in a family surrounded by music and heavily influenced by his father, a jazz bassist, and his mother, a talented singer. Best known for being the younger brother of the late hip-hop legend J Dilla, Illa J is a former member of the iconic Detroit hip-hop group Slum Village
The album, set to be released on the iconic label BBE Music, is a milestone for Illa J as it is his first album where all tracks are entirely produced, written, and performed by himself. Featuring Detroit legends Amp Fiddler, Frank n Dank, British soul sensation Harleighblu, and many more, you can expect a masterpiece that only Illa J can deliver.
Singer/producer/songwriter/rapper John “IllaJ” Yancey was introduced to the rich, soulful Detroit musicscene more than twenty years ago at the young age of 13. His mother is a former opera singer, hisfather was a songwriter/pianist/bassist/vocalist, and his brother was a well-respected record producerand rapper, so it was no surprise when Yancey wrote his first rhyme and […]Read more