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Talk Stoop with Prince Paul

Last month I got to catch up with my favourite hip-hop producer, the one and only Prince Paul in Manhattan’s West Village. If you had told seventeen-year-old me this, I probably would have died. There’s a certain risk that comes with meeting one’s heroes, we’re all just human after all, but Paul is one of […]

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De La Soul Stakes Is High 20th Anniversary Mixtape

Earlier this month, De La Soul’s fourth studio album Stakes Is High celebrated it’s twentieth birthday. To mark the occasion – you guessed it – my buddy Chris Read pulled together a sweet mixtape of original sample material, remixes, and album tracks. This one took me on a real trip down memory lane! Read my […]

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Pete Rock & CL Smooth All Souled Out 25th Anniversary Mixtape

The homie Chris Read has crafted yet another super dope mixtape, this time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s debut EP All Souled Out. Originally posted on Wax Poetics here. *   To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s now classic debut All Souled Out, released June 25th, […]

Time Waits For No One

‘Time waits for no one’ sang the Rolling Stones. And it won’t wait for me. Time often passes by much more quickly than one would like it to, especially during those times when we would like it to stretch out and last forever like the long summer holidays you have as a kid. My recent […]

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Jay Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mixtape

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt, the homie DJ Matman created a super fine mixtape for Wax Poetics and WhoSampled. Peep the feature as it ran on Wax Poetics below! * “My house was the party house; I had the cool parents. My pops and my mom both had afros, it […]