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* EarlyBirdCameo: Several tracks from ''Donuts'' appeared on a now-extremely-rare 2005 beat tape, referred to [[FanNickname by fans]] as ''MPC 3000''.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Several tracks from ''Donuts'' appeared on a now-extremely-rare 2005 beat tape, referred to [[FanNickname by fans]] as ''MPC 3000''.tape.


'Interms of current-day legacy, the beats on the album have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release. Also, as the album was named after Dilla's favorite food, donuts have become a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood lasting trademark]] for him, such that his uncle Herman Hayes started a donut shop in Detroit 10 years after its release named Dilla's Delights.

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'Interms In terms of current-day legacy, the beats on the album ''Donuts'' have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release. Also, as the album was named after Dilla's favorite food, donuts have become a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood lasting trademark]] for him, such that his uncle Herman Hayes started a donut shop in Detroit 10 years after its release named Dilla's Delights.


''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his untimely death as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus.

In that sense, the album was essentially [[SwanSong his goodbye]] to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

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''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his untimely death as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus. \n\nIn that sense, the album was essentially [[SwanSong his goodbye]] to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly Largely in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.
content, the album was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death.

In this sense, the album essentially functioned as [[SwanSong Dilla's goodbye]] to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. While the theme of mortality doesn't overtly manifest in the album's tracks, death definitely forms a conceptual undertone, what with some of the sample choices Dilla makes, and [[BookEnds the album being structured as a perfect loop]].



''Donuts'' was universally acclaimed by critics, receiving a number of perfect or near-perfect scores from a number of outlets. After Dilla's death, the album was respected even more, being praised as one of the best albums of the year and of the decade as a whole. In terms of current-day legacy, the beats on the album have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release. Also, as the album was named after Dilla's favorite food, donuts have become a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood lasting trademark]] for him, such that his uncle Herman Hayes started a donut shop in Detroit 10 years after its release named Dilla's Delights.

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''Donuts'' was universally acclaimed by critics, receiving a number of perfect or near-perfect scores from a number of outlets. After Dilla's death, the album was respected even more, being praised as one of the best albums of the year and of the decade as a whole. In terms 'Interms of current-day legacy, the beats on the album have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release. Also, as the album was named after Dilla's favorite food, donuts have become a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood lasting trademark]] for him, such that his uncle Herman Hayes started a donut shop in Detroit 10 years after its release named Dilla's Delights.


* {{Instrumentals}}: Most of the tracks, if the vocals in the samples don't count.

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* {{Instrumentals}}: InstrumentalHipHop: Most of the tracks, if the vocals in the samples don't count.



* RepurposedPopSong: "Geek Down" and "Bye." (the latter under the title "So Far to Go") later appeared on Dilla's posthumous album ''The Shining'' a year later, with vocals from Music/BustaRhymes, Common, D'Angelo, and Dilla himself. Common and D'Angelo would release a different version of "So Far to Go" on the former's 2007 album ''Finding Forever''.



* RepurposedPopSong: "Geek Down" and "Bye." (the latter under the title "So Far to Go") later appeared on Dilla's posthumous album ''The Shining'' a year later, with vocals from Music/BustaRhymes, Common, D'Angelo, and Dilla himself. Common and D'Angelo would release a different version of "So Far to Go" on the former's 2007 album ''Finding Forever''.

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* RepurposedPopSong: "Geek Down" and "Bye." (the latter under SequelSong: "Stepson of the title "So Far Clapper" is a follow-up to Go") later appeared on "The Clapper" from Dilla's posthumous album ''The Shining'' a year later, with vocals from Music/BustaRhymes, Common, D'Angelo, and Dilla himself. Common and D'Angelo would release a different version of "So Far to Go" on the former's 2007 album ''Finding Forever''.debut, ''Music/Welcome2Detroit''.


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* ThemeNaming: Some tracks are named after actual types of donut flavors, or given donut themed names.


''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus.

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''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] death as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus.


* NotableMusicVideos: "Don't Cry", Two Can Win", and "Last Donut of the Night" got official music videos.


In that sense, the album was essentially his goodbye to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

The album was kickstarted primarily by Dilla's friends from the UsefulNotes/LosAngeles-based indie label Stones Throw visiting him in the hospital during summer 2005 and giving him a Boss SP-303 sampler and a 45 record player so he could continue making music in the hospital. [[{{Determinator}} Dilla ended up completing almost all of the album (29 of the 31 tracks) in the hospital.]] ''Donuts'' was named after Dilla's TrademarkFavoriteFood.

''Donuts'' was universally acclaimed by critics, receiving a number of perfect or near-perfect scores from a number of outlets. After Dilla's death, the album was respected even more, being praised as one of the best albums of the year and of the decade as a whole, and the beats on the album have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release.

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In that sense, the album was essentially [[SwanSong his goodbye goodbye]] to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

The album was kickstarted primarily by Dilla's friends from the UsefulNotes/LosAngeles-based indie label Stones Throw visiting him in the hospital during summer 2005 and giving him a Boss SP-303 sampler and a 45 record player so he could continue making music in the hospital. [[{{Determinator}} Dilla ended up completing almost all of the album (29 of the 31 tracks) in the hospital.]] ''Donuts'' was named after Dilla's TrademarkFavoriteFood.

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''Donuts'' was universally acclaimed by critics, receiving a number of perfect or near-perfect scores from a number of outlets. After Dilla's death, the album was respected even more, being praised as one of the best albums of the year and of the decade as a whole, and whole. In terms of current-day legacy, the beats on the album have been used by a number of different rappers since the album's release.release. Also, as the album was named after Dilla's favorite food, donuts have become a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood lasting trademark]] for him, such that his uncle Herman Hayes started a donut shop in Detroit 10 years after its release named Dilla's Delights.



* EarlyBirdCameo: Several tracks from ''Donuts'' appeared on a now extremely rare 2005 beat tape, referred to [[FanNickname by fans]] as ''MPC 3000''.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Several tracks from ''Donuts'' appeared on a now extremely rare now-extremely-rare 2005 beat tape, referred to [[FanNickname by fans]] as ''MPC 3000''.



* StopAndGo: At one point in [[MeaningfulName "Stop"]], all audio in the song briefly cuts out after its main sample says "You better stop".

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* StopAndGo: At one point in [[MeaningfulName "Stop"]], all audio in the song briefly cuts out for the quarter-beat after its main sample says "You better stop".






''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus. In that sense, the album was essentially his goodbye to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

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''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus.

In that sense, the album was essentially his goodbye to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

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* MeaningfulName: "One For Ghost", which is a beat [[Music/WuTangClan Ghostface Killah]] would sample soon after on his song "Whip You With a Strap."


''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus. In that sense, the album [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was essentially his goodbye]] [[TearJerker to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community.]] It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

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''Donuts'' is the second studio album released by American HipHop producer Music/JDilla, and the final album released in his lifetime before his [[AuthorExistenceFailure untimely death]] as a result of a rare blood disease and lupus. In that sense, the album [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was essentially his goodbye]] [[TearJerker goodbye to his loved ones, his fans, and all of the hip-hop community.]] community. It was released on February 7, 2006, his 32nd birthday, and three days before his death. The album is mainly in the instrumental hip hop genre, composed of remixed [[{{Sampling}} sampled]] content.

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* FaceOnTheCover: Of Dilla himself, taken from a frame of the music video for M.E.D.'s "Push", which Dilla produced.


-> ''[[Music/TenCc Workin' on it!]]''




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-> ''I don't care what-- jay-- jayja-- jay'''jay-ayjay-jay-jjj-Jay'''-- '''''Dilla!'''''--''


* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: One interpretation of "Welcome to the Show" paints it as a representation of Dilla crossing over into the next life, or the "show".



* TheImmodestOrgasm: Female moans can be heard throughout "Time: The Donut of the Heart".

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* TheImmodestOrgasm: Female moans can be heard throughout "Workinonit" and "Time: The Donut of the Heart".



* OneWordTitle: "Workinonit", "Waves", "Stop", "People", "Mash", "Glazed", "Airworks", "Lightworks", "Thunder", "Gobstopper", "Walkinonit", "Hi", "Bye"

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* OneWordTitle: "Workinonit", "Waves", "Stop", "People", "Mash", "Glazed", "Airworks", "Lightworks", "Thunder", "Gobstopper", "Walkinonit", "Hi", "Bye""Bye".



* StopAndGo: Appears once in [[MeaningfulName "Stop"]].

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* StopAndGo: Appears once At one point in [[MeaningfulName "Stop"]]."Stop"]], all audio in the song briefly cuts out after its main sample says "You better stop".

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