Wax Poetics

Wax Poetics - Issue 17: Dilla (Magazine - Reissue)


Some fans say that Jay Dee was the greatest hip-hop producer ever. Wax Poetics speaks in-depth with Jay’s peers and delves deep into his magical, musical life. With our first split-cover, we also honor hip-hop production masters, Public Enemy’s Bomb Squad. Hank Shocklee & Co. take us back to the days of noise and controversy—hip-hop style.

  • re:Discovery Atorie, Fantasy Three, Genius Productions, Section 25, TWR Production
  • In Memoriam: Gordon Parks (1912-2006)
  • The Name Game Tanya Morgan is a Hip-Hop Group
  • Up North Trip The Untold Saga of J Rock’s Streetwize
  • Funky Vows Thes One’s Matrimonial Mixtape
  • Blur of Sound Four Tet Selects Records From Across the Board
  • In the Trunk Bay Area Hip-Hop and the Rise of Hyphy
  • The Flyer King Buddy Esquire and the Art of the Show
  • Bomb the Suburbs Adelphi University Radio Station WBAU Put Strong Island on the Map
  • Academic Archive Volume XII The Soul of Hank Shocklee
  • 12×12 The Breaks: 12 B-boy Classics
  • Kool DJ Herc Vs. Pete DJ Jones One Night at the Executive Playhouse
  • Son of Detroit Jay Dee Remembered
  • With These Hands Life Lessons with Dilla
  • Louder Than Bombs An Oral History of the Bomb Squad, Public Enemy’s Production Machine
  • Audio Heritage: An Archival Perspective on Recorded Media Lacquer Discs (pt. 1 of 2)

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