Rick James

Arthur in rehearsal in the mid-’80s. Photo by Tom Lee and courtesy of Audika Records.

Avant-garde cellist Arthur Russell deconstructed disco

Oskaloosa, Iowa, where Arthur Russell was born and raised, is a long way from the New York clubs where he became a hero…

July 31st, 2013 | | Articles
Issue 23

Issue 23

Street Songs was Rick James’s masterpiece, his ghetto symphony. The Stone City Band raps about the making of this historical…

June 30th, 2007 | | Wax Poetics Magazine

The making of Rick James’s ghetto symphony, Street Songs

  The following are outtakes from our Rick James cover story in Wax Poetics Issue 23.

June 5th, 2007 | | Articles
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