Stax: The Soul of Hip-Hop – Cover and Tracklist

Stax: The Soul of Hip-Hop drops Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 to commemorate the seemingly endless number of classics churned out by Isaac Hayes, Booker T & The MGs, The Emotions, William Bell, David Porter, and more.  Consisting of tracks sampled by notable hip-hop artists, the compilation seeks to honor the musical tradition and amazing roster … Read more

Respect Yourself: Stax Records Documentary

PBS presents Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story, which highlights the rise of Stax Records, death of Otis Reading, and the seizure of the entire Stax catalog by Atlantic Records, the label’s eventual recovery, and Isaac Hayes’ rise to stardom. Respect Yourself includes personal interviews with William Bell, David Porter, Jesse Jackson, Mavis Staples, Duck … Read more