Proof – Searchin' (Produced by Jay Dee) (Circa 1996)

Yes, we at the Roy Ayers Project love Dilla. We as a group or individuals can listen to his beats for hours, and listen to songs which he made his indelible print. We can construct post after post, or create a top 10, 25, 50, 100, list of our favorite beats created by Jay Dee/J Dilla, but it's difficult to repeatedly put one above the other, as each one of our top choice cuts are special in it's own right. So if we were to pick one, and only one, it would be one that is not as common because to many, it never saw the light of day…but true enthusiasts know what it is. Since we are the Roy Ayers Project, and Dilla sampled Roy Ayers on a few occasions, it is a song he recorded with Proof, a Detroit emcee who unfortunately became a tragic victim to gun

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violence in 2006. Proof's legacy remains as one of the best rappers to represent Detroit.

This is the song Searchin' by Proof, produced by Jay Dee, which samples the Roy Ayers gem that we all know and love.

Proof (5 Elementz)- Searchin'

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Roy Ayers – Searching

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JAY DEE (RIP) + PROOF (RIP) + ROY AYERS = http://t.co/F3u2rddk

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