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Talib Kweli & His New Artist Clients Release Their First Project (Mixtape)

Fresh off of a partnership announced with Jamla Records and W.A.R. Media, Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media platform is out to make major moves. Javotti, who has been behind ‘Kweli’s post-Warner

Remy Ma Releases Her First Mixtape In 6 Years (Mixtape)

Remy Ma has not released a mixtape to the masses since 2008’s BlasRemy, which dispersed in the midst of legal wars and a lot of tension. This year, the Castle

Pete Rock Salutes Nas & The Album He Worked On With Time Is Illmatic (Mixtape)

Back in 1994, Pete Rock notably contributed to the would-be classic debut album, Illmatic, by Nas. The Mount Vernon, New Yorker, who was fully entrenched in a highly-successful career with

DJ Doo Wop Takes Everybody Back To School With Another Great Mix (Audio)

DJ Doo Wop marks the Back to School season with the second installment of his Coolout series. Within, Doo Wop goes free form with the New York City Hip-Hop he

Curren$y’s Jet Life Crew Releases Its Organized Crime Mixtape (Audio)

Is there anyone who comes close to releasing as much free music as Curren$y? The Jet Life capo has released more than 10 mixtapes over the last 2 years. His

Here’s a Blend of Biggie & Tupac Vocals Over Watch the Throne Beats (Audio)

For nearly 20 years, Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. have been nearly inextricably linked. The 2 Hip-Hop heavyweights had an indelible effect on Hip-Hop and their deaths cast a shadow

Here’s a Hot Mixtape of Erick Sermon Productions with His Commentary (Mixtape)

Here’s a dope mix of some of Erick Sermon’s most classic productions, featuring commentary from the Green Eyed Bandit himself about the making of each track. This is volume 3

West Coast Hip-Hop and R&B Has Never Been Stronger. Take a Listen (Audio)

The West Coast established itself as a Hip-Hop powerhouse in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Artists like Ice-T, N.W.A., DJ Quik, Too Short, Spice 1, Snoop and more were

DJ Doo Wop Releases Mixtapes Not Dead Pt. 2: This is Anarchy (Mixtape)

DJ Doo Wop has released part 2 of his Mixtapes Not Dead series. Like the first installment, this is primarily a compilation of recent releases from the likes of Rah

Here’s an Amazing Mix of Sade & Nas Mashups (Mixtape)

Salute to Sade whose Diamond Life debut album was released 30 years ago this year (7/16 in the UK). If you missed it, here’s an amazing mixtape full of blends

As I Look Up at the Sky, Snoop Drops a New Mixtape (Mixtape)

As he’s been known to do as of late, Snoop drops a new mixtape seemingly out of nowhere. That’s My Work 4 is another project with DJ Drama and The

B.o.B. Releases No Genre Pt. 2 Mixtape ft T.I., Ty Dolla $ign, Mila J & More (Mixtape)

B.o.B. follows up his 2010 No Genre mixtape with a sequel. The second installment features guest turns from T.I., Ty Dolla $ign, Mila J, Kevin Gates and more. Check out

Celebrate A Decade Of The Alchemist’s Audio Evolution (Mixtape)

Although his sounds are versatile, Alchemist’s status in Hip-Hop spans nearly 20 years. The Beverly Hills High School alum (classmates with Step Brothers partner Evidence) has since put in major

Yasiin Gaye’s Amerigo Gazaway Is The Latest DJ To Honor James Brown (Mixtape)

The same month Amerigo Gazaway released the second volume (or “Side Two,” as he called it) to Yasiin Gaye, the Marvin Gaye and Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) mash-up, he’s back

Here’s a Fresh Back in the Day Mix of 90’s R&B. Reminisce to This (Audio)

Here’s a fresh back in the day mix of 90’s R&B from DJ Max October. It features sounds from Aaliyah, Usher, Xscape, SWV, Brandy, Case, Total, Blackstreet, 702, Lauryn Hill,

The Marvin Gaye & Mos Def Mash-Up Gets A Bonus Round In Yasiin Gaye: The Return Side Two (Mixtape)

Less than three months after musical-mixologist Amerigo Gazaway unleashed Yasiin Gaye: The Departure: Side 1, the mythical, digital tape gets turned over for the B-side. Yasiin Gaye: The Return: Side

Here’s the Official Mixtape for the 7th Annual Roots Picnic (Mixtape)

The 7th annual Roots Picnic will be held on May 31st in Philadelphia and headlined by Snoop Dogg, backed by The Roots. As has become tradition, they have released a

Nas & Journey? Sounds Crazy But It Sounds CRAZY. Check This (Mixtape)

There have bend some incredible blend mixtapes over the years from Danger Mouse’s Grey Album fusing Jay Z’s verses with Beatles music to the Keys Open Doors project which mixed

DJ Premier Narrates a Mixtape of Some of His Classic and Rare Cuts (Mixtape)

The LA Leakers have released a new mixtape dedicated to some of the works of the one and only DJ Premier. The Audio Biography Of DJ Premier features 16 Primo

Here’s Kay Slay’s New Mixtape Featuring Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell Ortiz, Tony Yayo & Many More (Mixtape)

DJ Kay Slay has released his new mixtape, The Last Hip Hop Disciple. The project is STACKED with artists of all styles, including Raekwon, Young Buck, ONYX, Jay Rock, Joell

Gary Clark, Jr. Releases a Mixtape ft Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Bilal & More (Mixtape)

Gary Clark, Jr. has released one of the more interesting projects of the year. The Grammy-winning blues guitarist put together a mixtape featuring Talib Kweli, Big K.R.I.T., Bilal, Robert Glasper

GoldLink Shows Once Again That Sex Sells (Mixtape)

Today, GoldLink released an incredibly sexually-charged video. So much so that we’re not going to post it (but you can find a link here). We did watch though. Why? Because

Here’s a Super Ill Concept Mixtape of Ghostface Killah’s Best Storytelling Songs (Mixtape)

Trackstar the DJ (in conjunction with UpNorthTrips and TheSmokingSection) has put together a “concept mixtape” showcasing the storytelling ability of Ghostface Killah. The project, Ghost Stories: Ghostface Killah’s Storytelling Raps,

Here’s a New Mixtape of OutKast Rarities & Remixes from MICK (Boogie) (Mixtape)

MICK (formerly known as Mick Boogie) has put out countless classic mixtapes over the years, and he’s just added another to his collection. In honor of OutKast’s Coachella reunion, MICK

XV Has Some March Madness Of His Own, With Support From Childish Gambino & Big Jerm (Mixtape)

Wichita, Kansas MC XV had a rather quiet 2013. The veteran, who signed to Warner Bros. Records (now Atlantic Records) a few years back was presumed to be in the

Jon Connor Does Some Flint, Michigan Surgery On A Grip Of Kanye West Songs (Mixtape)

Even though he’s in Dr. Dre’s corner at Aftermath Entertainment, Jon Connor’s playbook has not changed. The Flint, Michigan MC who paid tribute to MC Breed, got a cosign from

DJ SNS Liberates The Original Mixtape Version Of Biggie’s Who Shot Ya With A Keith Murray Verse (Audio)

It could be easily argued that the 1990s was the ultimate decade for mixtapes. Still on cassettes, New York masters like Kid Capri, Doo Wop, Tony Touch, DJ Clue, Ron

Get Ready For a Lot of New De La Soul Music. A Mixtape and 2 Albums Are Coming.

De La Soul crashed the Internets (or at least their site) last month when they released their entire catalog for free for 25 hours to celebrate the 25th anniversary of

Vince Staples Hits ‘Em With Shyne Coldchain, Vol. 2 Featuring Lots Of No I.D. Goodness (Mixtape)

Mac Miller and Earl Sweatshirt affiliate Vince Staples is one of the premiere new artists still okay with flooding the masses with free material. Shyne Coldchain, Vol. 2 arrives, boasting

J. Period Honors The Iconic Biggie Smalls With March 9th Revisited (Mixtape)

DJ J. Period is among the absolute best deejays doing it right now. When he’s not providing the sounds for the Brooklyn Nets, the longtime affiliate to Zion I, Black

Out Of Seemingly Thin & Smoky Air, Snoop Dogg Releases That’s My Work 3 (Mixtape)

Snoop Dogg isn’t big on warning shots. Tha Doggfather already hit fans today (February 27) with a rare glimpse at what his world sounds like when it combines with Madlib

Skyzoo Releases an EP for the Day After Valentine’s Day. Here’s “Tomorrow Morning” (Mixtape)

Many projects were released yesterday celebrating Valentine’s Day. Skyzoo anticipated good nights for many and has put out an EP capturing the mood for the day after. You can stream

Here’s a Brand New Mixtape From Curren$y. Stream & Download The Drive In Theatre (Mixtape)

Curren$y has released his first mixtape of the year. Given that he’s released more than 10 over the last 2 years, there are surely more to come. “The Drive In

25 Tracks From Stars & Emerging Voices Affirm That Jamla Most Definitely Is The Squad (Album Stream)

Just in the last five years, 9th Wonder’s Jamla Records has released critically-acclaimed and commercially-dominant albums from the likes of Skyzoo, Rapsody, and Murs, among a host of others. The

Murs Making Trap Music?? Release All Expectations Before Playing This Mixtape (Mixtape)

Murs has not remained relevant for nearly 20 years by playing it safe. The self-proclamied “backpack rapper” has released a daring project that may leave some scratching their Heads. He’s

Alchemist & Agallah Release Free Download Of Their Collaborations In All Eras (Mixtape)

Alchemist and Agallah have been sides in their career evolution. Agallah was one of the last EPMD disciples, who would later become a mainstay in D&D Studios, a member of

Fabolous Continues His Holiday Traditon By Releasing The Soul Tape 3. Stream and Download Here (Mixtape)

Fabolous delivers his Christmas gift to fans with the release of The Soul Tape 3. The mixtape features Meek Mill, Jadakiss, Young Jeezy, Mack Wilds, Ryan Leslie and more. You

When Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes Get Together Magic Happens. Here’s Why They’re Still Leaders of the True School (Video)

Tomorrow (12/12), Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes will be releasing their joint mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. Busta Rhymes has put together an amazing montage of concert and interview footage

Young Jeezy Releases His ItsThatWorld 2 Mixtape with Features From Big K.R.I.T., Pusha T and More (Mixtape)

Young Jeezy releases part 2 of his Its Tha World mixtape, which features guest appearances from Big K.R.I.T., Pusha T and more. You can stream and download #ItsThaWorld2 below. Download

Trae Tha Truth Holds Court with Several Hip-Hop All Stars on His I Am King Mixtape (Mixtape)

Since the days of Screwed Up Click, Trae Tha Truth has been a major player in the Houston scene. With ties to Rap-A-Lot Records, DJ Screw, Lupe Fiasco, Chamillionaire, T.I.,

Vic Mensa Talks Life, Death, Music, Save Money and More in His Most Candid Interview Yet. Get to Know On of Hip-Hop’s Most Talented MCs on the Rise (Video)

Vic Mensa is one of the most talented MCs to burst onto the music scene in a long time. Though not technically new to Hip-Hop, having been a member of

Daz Dillinger Goes Bacc 2 Tha Old School With Shalamar & Zapp (Mixtape)

Gearing up on a Doggystyle-inspired weekend, Daz Dillinger, who worked extensively on Snoop Doggy Dogg’s debut, fired up some old school Funk on Bacc 2 Tha Old School. The co-founder

Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes Announce Collaborative Mixtape

After over 20 years of collaborations on a litany of albums, features, remixes, and concerts, A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip and Leaders Of The New School’s Busta Rhymes are linking

Mister Cee Drops A 10th Anniversary Black Album Mix (Audio)

Mister Cee was one of the earliest DJs to compile the work of a young Shawn Carter and let everybody know to take notice. In the tradition of Best Of

Roc Marciano Recruits Some Heavy Hitters on The Pimpire Strikes Back (Mixtape)

Roc Marciano recruits some heavy hitters on his new mixtape The Pimpire Strikes Back. Marci is joined on the mic by Cormega, Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren and more. He also

Action Bronson Completes a Day of Mixtape Madness with the Release of Blue Chips 2 (Mixtape)

Action Bronson completes what may be the best Halloween ever for mixtapes by releasing his Blue Chips 2 sequel just before the stroke of midnight. The mixtape has guest verses

Lloyd Banks is Back With a Hot New Mixtape F.N.O. (Failure’s No Option) (Mixtape)

Hot off the presses is a brand new mixtape from Lloyd Banks. F.N.O. (Failure’s No Option) has guest verses from Style P, Vado and Raekwon, Banks’ steely flow and a

Curren$y & Smoke DZA Release The Stage EP (Prod. Harry Fraud) (Mixtape)

Fellow Smoker’s Club alums, Curren$y and Smoke DZA have come together on The Stage EP, a free project produced entirely by Harry Fraud. Big K.R.I.T. and French Montana also make

Mister Cee Pays Tribute to Jam Master Jay with a Mix (Mixtape)

As has become customary on the anniversary of the loss of Hip-Hop icons, Mister Cee has put together a mix celebrating the legacy of Jam Master Jay. You can stream

Snoop Dogg Releases That’s My Work 2 (Mixtape)

Outta nowhere, Snoop Dogg releases the sequel to his That’s My Work mixtape with DJ Drama. The cover art says it all. You can stream and download That’s My Work