‘Gangsta Boogie’, ‘Fight Club’ and ‘Fuck The Police’ are all featured.

The instrumental tracks from J Dilla’s long-lost vocal album The Diary are getting their own release.

The Diary Instrumentals is available to download now and features Dilla’s classic single ‘Fuck The Police’, along with ‘Drive Me Wild’. Full tracklist below.

After getting word of The Diary’s existence back in 2013, the album finally came to light earlier this year, with appearances from Madlib, Pete Rock, Supa Dave West, Hi-tek, Nottz, House Shoes, Bink! and more. Read all about how it got here.


01 Intro (Instrumental)
02 AA Anthem (Instrumental)
03 Fight Club (Instrumental)
04 The Shining Pt. 1 (Instrumental)
05 The Shining Pt. 2 (Instrumental)
06 Trucks (Instrumental)
07 Gangsta Boogie (Instrumental)
08 Drive Me Wild (Instrumental)
09 Give Them What They Want (Instrumental)
10 The Creep (Instrumental)
11 The Ex (Instrumental)
12 So Far (Instrumental)
13 Fuck The Police (Instrumental)
14 Diary Of (Instrumentals)

See archival footage of J Dilla talking about The Diary in this short documentary.



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