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J Dilla Children’s Book The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey to Be Published

J Dilla’s mother, Mauren “Ma Dukes” Yancey-Smith, has announced a new children’s book, The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey. It’s illustrated by Tokio Aoyama, and is out November 22. In addition, there’s an audiobook version, which has narration by Ma Dukes. The Life Story, which centers around Dilla’s early years “is inspired by the stories from his mother, family and siblings.
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