Illa J

Illa J



John Derek Yancey[1] (born October 13, 1986),[1] better known by his stage name Illa J, is a rapper, singer, producer and songwriter[1] from Detroit, Michigan who has released two albums on Delicious Vinyl Records.[1][2] He is the younger brother of the late legendary hip hop producer, and rapper J Dilla, and a former member of hip hop group Slum Village.[3] He also released a collaborative album as Yancey Boys along with Frank Nitt.[1] Illa J's second solo album ILLA J LP will come out via Brooklyn based record label Bastard Jazz.[4]



Spiders is a song by musical artist Illa J, released on October 13, 2016.
Illa J Instrumentals
Illa J Instrumentals is an album by musical artist Illa J, released on May 13, 2016.
Slum Village
Yancey Boys
Yancey Boys is the debut studio album by Detroit-based rapper/singer Illa J, featuring production from his late brother Jay Dee, also known as J Dilla.

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Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References27

Popular Songs7

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Groups1

Collaborators & Influencers9

Other Music-Related Relationships1


Spotify - Albums & Singles14


Spotify - Appears On31


Spotify - Top Tracks10


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