ISWHAT?!

ISWHAT?!

Don't adjust your speakers. That is the legendary riff to Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" wailing on a tenor saxophone underneath the spitfire rhymes of Napoleon Maddox that you're hearing. And the old man getting the led out on the horn who looks one part Henry Threadgill and one part Grady Wilson is Jack Walker--a little known avant jazz sage from Lincoln Heights (a section of Cincinnati best known as the original stomping ground of the Isley Brothers). Together the unlikely pairing form ISWHAT?!, one of the most groundbreaking hip-hop groups... more