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J Dilla The Shining

WIN: J Dilla ‘The Shining’ 7″ Vinyl Boxsets on Whosampled.com

The lovely folks at Whosampled.com are offering up 5 copies of J Dilla – The Shining 7″ box set to mark the anniversary of this seminal hip hop album. Entry details, as well as information about our London launch party can be found below. Good luck!

August 22nd 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of J Dilla‘s seminal BBE Records long player ‘The Shining’. Featuring Busta Rhymes, Common, Pharoah Monch, Black Thought and Dwele among others, the album was largely complete at the time of Dilla’s untimely death with the finishing touches added by Karriem Riggins and Dilla’s circle of collaborators shortly after his death. In celebration of the LP’s 10th year, BBE Records are releasing a 7″ vinyl boxset of the complete album!

COMPETITION! We have 5 copies of this stellar boxset package to give away! All you need do for a chance to win is answer the following question:

“On the track ‘Love’ featuring Pharoah Monche, J Dilla sampled a group led by which well known soul singer?” [Clue: The answer can be found on WhoSampled]

Email your answers to competitions@whosampled.com with ‘Shining Boxset Competition’ in the subject heading. Entries must be received no later than 5pm (BST) on 25th August 2016. Winners will randomly selected from the correct answers and notified by email.

For those not lucky enough to win, the album can be purchased here.

London hip hop promoters The Doctor’s Orders host a launch party for the release this coming Sunday (21st August) at Strongroom Studios in London with DJ Sets from BBE’s Mr Thing & Marc Mac, J Dilla collaborator Morgan Spacek and many more.

Purchase tickets here!