The Music Snobs

Snobbish taste.
Outrageous takes.

Welcome to the original black music podcast.

Unafraid and unrelenting, this soulful and entertaining podcast dives deep into the albums, culture and artists of Black American music — and beyond.

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J. Dilla: The Greatest Influence On Music In The 21st Century?

In the 16 years since J. Dilla’s untimely passing, the shadow of the visionary hip-hop producer looms large over his birthplace Detroit — and the entire world. The long-awaited return of TMS asks: Is J. Dilla the greatest influence on music in the 21st century? Get ready for a challenging debate, diving deep into the genre of music that wouldn’t exist without Jay Dee, his reinvention of rhythm — and whether his early death impacted his legacy. The return of The Snobs closes with a roundtable that looks to the future, deciding who’s taken Dilla’s sound forward the most since his departure, but not before the crew digs in to Jay Dee’s greatest ever beats. The Music Snobs are finally back to explore one of the best to ever do it, as only they can.

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