RIP, Joe Sample.
Wax Poetics and WhoSampled present the Notorious BIG ‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape
Ready to Die is 20 years old today.
Kraftwerk’s “Trans-Europe Express” 12-inch from the collection of Afrika Bambaataa.
Babe Ruth’s First Base. Formerly owned by Afrika Bambaataa.
Cat Stevens’s “Was Dog a Doughnut” (Special Disco Version) from the crates of Afrika Bambaataa.
Stevie Wonder on drums with the Meters. Photo by Michael P. Smith, courtesy of George Porter Jr. and David Stocker.
Wax Poetics Issue 13. Summer 2005.