Brand Nubian

DJ Akalepse by Eilon Paz

DJ Akalepse launches new venture, Big Crown Records

  If you visit Danny Akalepse at his Brooklyn apartment, you’ll first be greeted by his dog Hank, then an…

September 6th, 2016 | | Record Rundown
Brand Nubian Mixtape

Brand Nubian One for All 25th Anniversary Mixtape

  On December 4th, 1990, Elektra Records put out Brand Nubian’s classic debut One for All. Upon the album’s release, the group…

December 7th, 2015 | | Mixtape
Photo by Jamel Shabazz

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) reflects on the legacy of Malcolm X

Malcolm X would have celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday.

May 21st, 2015 | | Blog
Chuck D Tupac

Wax Poetics Issue 61 Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Who’s gonna take the weight?

April 16th, 2015 | | Guest Blog
Steve Arrington

Steve Arrington

WhoSampled and DJ Chris Read team up to interview funk legend Steve Arrington

June 21st, 2013 | | The Lift

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 | | Articles
Young Gun Silver Fox

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!   Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!     Features: A Tribe Called Quest…

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