Art Russell

Bobbito Garcia

The Arsonists

Get On Down reissues classic ’90s Arsonists tracks on Halloween-themed 7-inch

Do you know this bass loop?

October 27th, 2014 | Andrew Mason | News

Charlie Ahearn’s Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer

Charlie Ahearn, director of the first hip-hop feature ever, the seminal Wild Style, brings us a definitive portrait of the Brooklyn native Jamel Shabazz, who documented New York urban street culture for decades….

August 1st, 2013 | Andrew Mason | Events
Tame Pose

The Fresh Artifact

Rahem “Tame One” Brown sounds unusually literal when he says that he’ll probably rap till he’s seventy. But if he…

August 25th, 2011 | Damian Ghigliotty | Articles

D.I.T.C. Crew reflects on their careers and the late, great Big L

  Nearly twelve years after the fatal shooting of Lamont “Big L” Coleman on February 15, 1999, the whole story…

January 7th, 2011 | Damian Ghigliotty | Articles
Photo by Nabil Elberkin

Nas and Damian Marley unite for the album Distant Relatives

It was 1988 when twenty-five year old Queensbridge housing resident Richard Luke choked to death on his own vomit, lying…

May 20th, 2010 | Ericka Blount Danois | Articles

Protected: Fania

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March 30th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | Case Study
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Joe Cuba Events

Wax Poetics and Fania celebrated the release of Joe Cuba El Alcalde Del Barrio – The Architect of the Nuyorican Sound with…

March 12th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | The Recap

The Kool Keith interview

Keith Thornton’s ability to stand out in a crowd has been his greatest asset, which has allowed him to shift…

October 23rd, 2009 | David Ma | Articles

Issue 1

Turning the Tables on Bobbito Library of Sound Sound Library WFMU Record Fair, New York City Give the Engineer Some…

December 21st, 2001 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 61. Wax Poetics Issue 61 cover one features James Brown on the front and Curtis Mayfield…

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