HAK goes solo and releases debut album, June

Hak, former M.C of New York City rap trio RatKing, releases his debut album titled June. The self titled, self produced project is a look…

July 22nd, 2016 | | New Releases

IGBO drops new music video

IGBO releases the music video for their latest single, “Thunderlove” – a refreshing take on funk with tinges of electro-pop. In this video, watch the…

July 15th, 2016 | | New Releases
Soft Rock

Soft Rock That’s Hard A.F.

To celebrate the North American release of Young Gun Silver Fox‘s West End Coast (Wax Poetics Records) on Friday, July 15, 2016, we’ve put together a little…

July 14th, 2016 | | Playlists

De La Soul Stakes Is High 20th Anniversary Mixtape

When I first heard Stakes Is High, I was in…Brighton, on the U.K.’s South Coast. My father lived there at the time, and as a…

July 12th, 2016 | | Mixtape
Young Gun Silver Fox
The Avalanches

The Avalanches return after sixteen years with new album Wildflower

Everyone has their favorite albums of all time. While there have been more influential artists and albums in the course of music history, if I…

July 11th, 2016 | | Contests/New Releases
Young Gun Silver Fox 'West End Coast' (Wax Poetics Records)
Wax Poetics 50: The Prince Issue Special-Edition

Special-edition Wax Poetics 50: The Prince Issue

It’s finally here, our special-edition reprint of Wax Poetics Magazine Issue 50—our bestselling issue ever—featuring Prince on the cover, with features on Prince and the…

July 1st, 2016 | | News

Pete Rock & CL Smooth All Souled Out 25th Anniversary Mixtape

  To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s now classic debut All Souled Out, released June 25th, 1991, our buddy Chris…

July 1st, 2016 | | Mixtape
The Isley Brothers '3 + 3'

Engineer Malcolm Cecil speaks on the Isley Brothers’ classic 1973 album 3 + 3

Almost twenty years before they would release their first platinum selling album, the Isley Brothers formed as a quartet in Cincinnati, Ohio in the mid-1950s,…

June 30th, 2016 | | Articles
Young Gun Silver Fox

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