par·a·dise /ˈperəˌdīs/ noun an ideal or idyllic place or state.
Many of us refer to Paradise in its “vacation” form – that time of year when we jet off to the warmer parts of our planet in an attempt to escape the reality of our daily routine and the harsh weather conditions that we sadly need to endure on a yearly basis.
In 2002, J Dilla – aka “the most unbelievable beat producer on this earth” – was diagnosed with a rare blood disease. In the next few years to come, he was to continue working and creating some of the most inspiring beats known to the avid Hip Hop admirer, and stun the world (and all of its harsh critics) with the 31 tracks for his last album, titled “Donuts”, which was released just 3 days prior to his death.
Because sometimes, after a load of kimchi fries at Banh Mi Boys, you need to walk through the Richmond Street back alley and take some pictures. All you need in -20 C degree Toronto weather is a vintage faux-shearling and suede coat, purchased in South Korea in 2004, which somehow still allows a number of layers underneath it.
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