We'd go down in his basement and stuff, and Jay Dee would dig through the records and then he would make a beat.

from Big Sean (Ft. Common) – Story by Common Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Dilla was known for crafting some of the most intricate beats with the most obscure samples, so it only makes sense that his record collection was huge. .

Dilla’s home studio while producing for Common’s Like Water for Chocolate:

Recently, Dilla’s lost records were found in a storage. Peep the video below. .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfPPldrw9mU

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