A night in tribute to the life & work of a true Hip-Hop genius

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7pm-Midnight Sunday 3rd February 2013

@ Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9NL

Minimum donation £6 in advance

£30 VIP Tickets grant exclusive access to VIP bar and balcony & include an exclusive J-Dilla T-Shirt & CD.

Advance tickets & details…www.thedoctorsorders.com

All proceeds from the night are donated to the J-Dilla Foundation & Lupus UK.


DJs performing for free on the night in loving memory are…

Phat Kat
Shortee Blitz
Mr Thing
Spin Doctor (Dilla AV Set)
Alexander Nut
DJ LoK (Dilla breaks set)
& special suprise guests

More details after the jump

For the seven years on the trot London’s No.1 Hip-Hop party promoters and thousands of dedicated fans have celebrated the life and work of the incredible James “J-Dilla” Yancey.

Standing alone as THE Hip-Hop event of the year it is hard to better it year on year but with a refreshed line up of DJs spinning Dilla classics you know and rarities you don’t, Spin Doctor spinning a special AV set, more special guests to be confirmed & of course the t-shirt designed exclusively for the event this is sure to be another big year.

In his brief 32 years James Yancey otherwise known as Jay-Dee or J-Dilla, created a new sound for Hip-Hop that inspired beat smiths, MCs and music lovers around the globe. With an incredible line of production credits for De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, The Pharcyde, Janet Jackson, Busta Rhymes, Common, D’Angelo, his own crew Slum Village and so many more it is little wonder that he has been described as a visionary, a genius & the quintessential producers’ producer by many of the most respected names in the game. The fact that both Pharell Williams & Kanye West name him as their major inspiration speaks volumes to the influence of his distinctive “Dilla sound”.

His own albums “Rough Draft” & “Donuts” on Stones Throw, “Welcome 2 Detroit” & “The Shining” on BBE Records alongside “Jay Loves Japan” and his work on his brother Illa-J’s album “Yancey Boys” stand out as masterpieces of modern music production and capture the imagination of producers, DJs & all music lovers across the world. A selection of his work has even been released in full orchestral form on the brilliant “Suite For Ma Dukes”.

Tickets and Details



Friday 11th January: The Doctor’s Orders @ East Village
Our residents re-launch our now re-branded night in our Hoxton home.

Saturday 19th January: MAV @ Plan B
Europe’s only all AV monthly party continues apace!

Friday 1st February: J-Dilla Changed My Life – Manchester @ Ruby Lounge
We return to Manchester for our annual Dilla tribute with another stella line up!

Saturday 2nd February: Queens of Hip-Hop @ The Book Club
The ladies rock hard as Sarah Love, Clara Amfo, Isa Summers and more take to the decks

Sunday 3rd February: J-Dilla Changed My Life – London @ Scala
The biggest date on the Hip-Hop calandar for this always sold out show.

Friday 8th February: The Nextmen @ East Village
The Nextmen continue their only UK residency at East Village with a 4 hour 4 deck set.

Friday 22nd March: 45 x 45 @ The Book Club
Proving great things come in small packages DJ Format, Mr Thing, Spin Doctor & Mo Fingaz spin 45 x 45’s each!


For more information, pictures, press passes, interviews, etc please contact
Rod Gilmore: press@thedoctorsorders.com