Album features: Busta Ryhmes, Q-Tip & Talib Kweli, Big Pun, M.O.P among many others. So many people have been influenced by the sound of J. Dilla. The Detroit producer and emcee started life out producing beats for the likes of A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Busta Ryhmes, Ghostface Killer and Common, as well as being a member of the well respected rap crew Slum Village. His music helped shape the genre known as Neo Soul as well as producing Hip-Hop classic after Hip-Hop classic. Respect The Detroit Architect pays homage to a true musical legend with fifteen rare and unheard gems.