The classic debut solo offering from pioneering hip hop producer J Dilla, Welcome 2 Detroit was originally released in 2001 on BBE Music. Shortlisted for the Artistic Achievement in Music October 2001 – the US equivalent to the Mercury Prize. Whether you know it not, Jay Dee’s been rocking you for years, producing chart topping hits for rap luminaries Jay- Z, Common, De La Soul and Busta Rhymes, Tribe and Erykah Badu, as well as Janet Jackson and The Brand New Heavies, this is the roll call of how Jay Dee blasted off (Westwood). Unless youve been buried deep in a hip hop proof bunker for the past few years chances are youve shaken your caboose to a few Jay Dee dope jams …. The latest super producer.