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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
Calvin Klein Plugged In Wax Poetics & Calvin Klein present Plugged In

Calvin Klein Plugged In

Calvin Klein and Wax Poetics teamed up to look for the next generation of music journalists.


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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