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Minnie Riperton

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That’s Blaxploitation!

Darius James. Dr. Snakeskin. The artist and author embraces both titles, but neither expresses the frenetic genius of the man himself.

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Sesame Street

Sesame Street Soul

Towards the end of 1968, almost all of the pieces for a new television show aimed at inner-city kids were…

November 10th, 2009 | | Articles
Rudy Ray Moore

Rudy Ray Moore

Rudy Ray Moore, the incendiary performer whose raunchy routines and rhyming style broke new ground for generations of comic entertainers…

October 21st, 2008 | | In Memoriam
Issue 19

Issue 19

Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New…

October 31st, 2006 | | Wax Poetics Magazine