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Lord Finesse digs through his crates and shares 10 of his favorite gems

As founding member of the D.I.T.C. Crew, Lord Finesse’s search for vinyl is routine and has remained so for decades.

May 20th, 2014 | David Ma | Record Rundown
Pete Rock and Buckwild at the Roosevelt Hotel Record Convention

New York’s golden era had hip-hop luminaries digging in the crates at the legendary Roosevelt Hotel Record Convention

It is no small privilege to have been invited to share with you the story of New York’s legendary Roosevelt…

May 9th, 2014 | John Carraro | Articles
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Tied by 12

Buddy Miles was from Nebraska but spent much of his music career in Chicago. The Time are Minnesotans. Delicate, thin-skinned California female that I am, catch me NOT being in any of these locations during the winter, thank you. It’s a frigid 58 degrees on this Los Angeles evening; I need to be wrapped in a blanket and held close.

April 25th, 2012 | Logan Melissa | Guest Blog
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After Affects

May 17th, 2011 | Wax Poetics | New Releases
D.I.T.C.

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
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The funky technician Lord Finesse of D.I.T.C. speaks out

  I ran into Lord Finesse in a dimly lit Brooklyn bar about a year ago while he was spinning…

October 30th, 2009 | David Ma | Articles
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Wax Poetics Anthology

In response to the high demand for the publication’s elusive back issues, the Wax Poetics Anthology Volume 1 serves as the answer to every collector’s dream. Wax Poetics has compiled their favorite articles from Issues 1 through 5 and are giving them new life via this full-color, hardbound edition. By enhancing past editions by means of new illustrations, photographs, and an appendix of discographies, both dedicated followers and music fans formerly unaware of the magazine’s presence will be able to appreciate this comprehensive collection of insightful articles. From jazz and hip-hop heavyweights to soul and funk session musicians, the Wax Poetics Anthology delivers an eclectic blend of quality journalism and musical history.

September 18th, 2007 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Books

Dante Ross

Oliver Wang interviewed producer Dante Ross for Issue 9. We offer bonus coverage with Ross talking about his own group,…

October 19th, 2004 | Oliver Wang | Articles
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Issue 3

Liberated Brother: Weldon Irvine Academic Archive Volume 3: Transformative Fair use The Poets of Rhythm Godfathers of Deepfunk Fania Rising…

September 21st, 2002 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine

A look back twenty years on Aaliyah’s short but influential career.

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