In honor of the late legendary producer J Dilla’s birthday, a Detroit art gallery will host its 3rd annual “Dilla Youth Day.” 


The free event will take place Sunday February 9th at the 5E Gallery 4605 Cass Avenue from 12-4pm. 

From 5E Gallery:

Performances by Urban Strings Youth Orchestra, Raise it Up Youth Arts, 5eHERUbiz Youth, The Raiz Up Youth, Hardcore Detroit & Motor City Rockers, & King Lynxx.
Hosted by CrackKillz

[…] This event, based on the Disco Tech model is a fun, compelling hands-on program that will inspire young learners in the STEM disciplines.

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Check out the promo video for the event:

Youth will have the opportunity to gain hands on beat making experience from Grammy Award-winning Hip-Hop producer DJ Head.

J Dilla, a Detroit native, would have turned 40 Friday. He passed away after having a heart attack and from complications due to Moschcowitz syndrome.

For more information visit http://5egallery.org/dilla-youth-day