WAX POETICS : ISSUE - #58
It's not about giving the middle finger and saying, “Whatever.” It’s about real talk. As Cee Lo says in our cover story, “I despise the notion of ‘whatever.’ ” Mr. Green has something to say. He’s not the character he portrays on TV. And he’s not superficially enamored with an industry run by “atheists”—so he must find a balance of being a superstar in the spotlight and a human being in the shadows of introspection.
Up-and-coming rapper Action Bronson doesn’t front about his occupation, doesn’t try to sugarcoat his story. The former chef is just a regular guy with a knack for rhyme and storytelling. He doesn’t hesitate to tell us that he’s thankful and that music is something he takes very seriously.
Also featuring:Cee Lo Green, Action Bronson, Ron Isley, Thom Bell, Millie Jackson, Kool G Rap, Swamp Dogg, Brian Jackson, Freda Payne, K-Maxx, Chicano Batman, KING, Leyla McCalla