Abstract Orchestra ‘Dilla’ ft. special guest Illa J (Slum Village / J Dilla's brother)

O2 Academy Sheffield , Sheffield

Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 at 7:00pm - Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 at 11:00pm

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We're HUGELY excited to welcome back the Abstract Orchestra with a VERY special live rendition of their DILLA project - this time with special guest, none other than ILLA J, of Slum Village and brother to J Dilla!!!!

Abstract Orchestra presents ‘DILLA’
featuring special guest
Illa J (Slum Village / Delicioius Vinyl / J Dilla’s brother)
+ Andy H (First Word Records / THE TUESDAY CLUB)
+ Zeeni

Tickets on O2Priority sale now:
General sale Friday 15th Dec at 12pm.

John Derek Yancey, better known as “Illa J” and sometimes “John Regal” is a rapper, singer, producer, songwriter, and multi instrumentalist. He is a former member of the legendary group Slum Village and is the younger brother of Hip Hop icon J Dilla, a record producer who was a great influence to the hip-hop scene working with artist such as A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Common, Erykah Badu and MF Doom and more.

Aside from his solo work and with Slum Village on Delicious Vinyl & Bastard Jazz, Illa J has also collaborated with Jazz legend, Robert Glasper in concert and on his Miles Davis tribute project and also worked with UK producer Tom Misch on his Beat Tape 2 release.


O2 Academy Sheffield , 37 - 43 Arundel Gate , Sheffield