J Dilla’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 7, 1974

Death Date

February 10, 2006

Age of Death

32 years

Cause of Death

Cardiac Arrest



The rapper J Dilla died at the age of 32. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Record producer who was influential on Detroit’s 1990s hip-hop underground scene and who worked with A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu.

His full name is James Yancey. He was survived by his two daughters.



“J Dilla is the top producer of all time, in my book, alongside Timbaland and Pharrell. Then DJ Mustard.” (Ty Dolla Sign)


“It was incredible to have J Dilla in your dining room making beats – it was one of the greatest experiences I’ve had.” (Common)


“You’re gonna get your traditional Busta Rhymes and Pharrell collabo. My man Focus from the Aftermath crew; Dr. Dre; the late, great J Dilla got work on the album. It’s gonna be great – look forward to the new bang-out.” (Busta Rhymes)