Albums The Best J Dilla Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

J Dilla was one of rap's greats, and he left all too soon. However, before his untimely death, he released a series of great hip-hop albums, carrying on his legacy. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best J Dilla albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This J Dilla discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top J Dilla albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included J Dilla singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest J Dilla album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite J Dilla album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best J Dilla album of all time?" or "What are the top J Dilla albums?" then this list will answer your questions. While J Dilla started his career with the group, The Ummah, he went on to release his own solo music, gaining some serious notoriety. List albums include Donuts, The Shining and many additional albums as well.

This list of popular J Dilla albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your opinion below by voting up your favorite albums, and voting down any you don't think should be at the top. 

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Donuts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best J Dilla Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2006

Artist: J Dilla

Producer: J Dilla

Tracks: The Twister (Huh, What), Time: The Donut of the Heart, Stop, The Factory, + more

Length (mins): 00:43:40

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Instrumental hip hop

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2 6 VOTES

Vol.2: Vintage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best J Dilla Albums of All Time
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The Shining is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best J Dilla Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2006

Artist: J Dilla

Producer: J Dilla, Madlib, Karriem Riggins

Tracks: So Far to Go, Baby, Over the Breaks, Dime Piece (remix), Geek Down, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:33

Label: BBE

Genres (Music): Hip hop music

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4 7 VOTES

Jay Stay Paid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best J Dilla Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2009

Artist: J Dilla

Tracks: 24K Rap, Spacecowboy vs. Bobble Head, Fire Wood Drumstix, Milk Money, KJay FM Dedication, + more

Genres (Music): Hip hop music

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