Common Remembers J Dilla: “Greatest Producer Ever”
Common talks about working with Dilla on Like Water For Chocolate nearly a decade ago, and how Dilla is also Pharrell, Kanye and Questlove’s favorite producer.
“I never seen a producer sit there and have so much revere for music and so much respect for it. I’ve seen everybody from Pharrell to Kanye, to Questlove … and I’m like, ‘Man, that’s my favorite producer.’ I think music would be in a different place if he was here. He provided so much inspiration.
He made sounds that would be anything from the rawest of hip-hop to something like sounds flowing against Radiohead, and he would play some of the instruments.”