9 Years Since J Dilla Left Us, Frank Nitt & Slum Village Have A Timely Message (Video)

Nine years to the day since James Yancey left us, Frank-N-Dank’s Frank Nitt (f/k/a Frank Nitti) drops the visual for a tie-in song. “Money On Mind,” joined by his Yancey Boys cohort Illa J (Dilla’s brother) as well as Jay Dee’s Slum Village cofounder, T3, the record looks at how S.V. showed the underground Hip-Hop purveyors of Detroit how it’s done.

Frank remembers being inspired by the talent, and the revenue stream of his affiliates, years before the collaborations would pour in. Along the way, this Frankie Rothstein first look features some razor-sharp rapping.

The light and the legacy shines on…

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