Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Wax Poetics #32

Wax Poetics 32
Wax Poetics #32
(book) Wax Poetics WP32 , 2008-12-08

Best music mag in the world! This month: Sly Stone, Jimmy Cliff, Ahmad Jamal, Egyptian Lover, Large Professor, Jean Grae, Arabian Prince, Terry Lynn, Norman Whitfield, Alton Ellis, Earl Palmer...

Wax Poetics 32
Wax Poetics #32
(book) Wax Poetics 2008-12-08

Description Of Content :
Issue 32, December 08/January 2009
* This issue comes in 2 different covers featuring Sly Stone & Jimmy Cliff!
* An excerpt from I Want to Take You Higher - The Life and Times of Sly & the Family Stone by Jeff Kaliss
* Reggae maverick Jimmy Cliff reached global audiences without toeing the line
* Pianist Ahmad Jamal charted a new popularity for jazz
* Egyptian Lover and Arabian Prince electrified hip-hop in the '80s
* Large Professor laid the groundwork for a generation of beatmakers
* Cey Adams established the visual constituent of the hip-hop nation
* The South Korean b-boy cipher
* Jean Grae's daring wordplay propelled her to hip-hop's forefront
* Egyptian Lover and Arabian Prince electrified hip-hop in the '80s
* H-Town rappers H.I.S.D. initiate a Lone Star rebirth
* Terry Lynn upends traditional reggae with charged frontline commentary
* Norman Whitfield, Alton Ellis, and Earl Palmer remembered

Links :

Press Release :
Wax Poetics is 7"×10" and printed on a high-quality paper.
These perfect-bound editions are collectable reference books unlike any magazine of its kind being printed today.
Fast becoming the bible of today's Funk and Hip Hop scene
Covers numerous Genres from Hip Hop to Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae etc…

Background :
Since 2001, Wax Poetics has been hailed as no magazine's equal in its fresh approach to independent music journalism. Staunchly unique in quality and focus, Wax Poetics is a classic in its own time, rigorously exploring the musical legacy of our past and revealing its relevance for today's reader. Wax Poetics is a high-caliber music journal focusing on hip-hop's brilliant evolution—from its birth as a collision of classic disco, soul, jazz, and funk, to its present domination of contemporary music culture and its limitless future as a popular art form. Wax Poetics delivers a unique mix of content that includes compelling interviews with famous and forgotten jazz, funk, and soul artists, as well as profiles of the most innovative and historically relevant hip-hop and dance producers, DJs, and artists worldwide.


Stay informed of all things Paris DJs and beyond thanks to our Twitter news

Comments are closed

You might also like

Kologbo - Africa Is The Future

Every 6th of the month is now officially Kologbo day !

Kologbo was Fela's tenor guitar player in Afrika 70. He's been teaching Afrobeat all around the world those last years: Berlin with Afrobeat Academy, Brazil with Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra Iconili or Amplexos, Chile with Newen Afrobeat, Belgium with World Squad, France with Les Frères Smith or...
Pop Makossa - The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon 1976-1984

Various - Pop Makossa - The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon 1976-1984 (CD/LP, Analog Africa, 2017)

2017 might be Cameroon's year after its victory at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, but German label Analog Africa prove once again they're hands-down the world champions of 1970s African music reissues with this funky and irresistible "Pop Makossa" compilation, focusing on the vintage...