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Made You Look Made You Look

Made You Look

Polaroid releases a documentary in partnership with some of Europe’s most prominent creative communities, exploring the influence of hip-hop on contemporary creative culture in London, Paris and Amsterdam.
The D Wax poetics

The D

A collection of stories and interviews about the musicians hailing from and/or working in the Motor City, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Record Rundown Wax poetics

Record Rundown

New and classic articles where rappers, producers, and DJs lay out their favorite and/or most influential records


Documenting music trailblazers, cultures and stories

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Nina Simone

Nina Simone

Nina Simone had no filter. She spoke with candor about civil rights when many in her position didn’t dare. She sang about uncomfortable subjects.... 

Written by Michael A. Gonzales

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