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Timbaland & Busta Rhymes Each Announce Christmas Day Mixtapes

While the record labels are traditionally closed over the December holidays, many Hip-Hop artists are hard at work. Christmas Day (December 25) has become a popular release date, especially for digital mixtapes. Two industry vets have eyed up next week's holiday, with major plans. Busta Rhymes and Timbaland worked together... Read more

Madlib Salutes African Grooves with New Project (Album Stream)

The Beat Konducta is back with another installment of his signature Mind Fusion mixtape series, this one penetrating deeply into the sounds of African beats and rhythms. African Earwax showcases the vast and seemingly endless lode of innovative music coming from all corners of the Great Continent, and at over... Read more

Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Made A 1988 Tape Featuring Songs By James Brown & Jackson 5 (Audio)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death. The Seattle, Washington native is remembered as a prodigious musician, songwriter, and an integral part of the Grunge movement through his band, Nirvana. That band has become a favorite musical touchstone of everybody from Kanye West to Dr. Dre, who... Read more

Doo Wop Features A New DJ Premier & Tony Touch Joint, Freestyles From Cory Gunz, Termanology & Planet Asia (Mixtape)

Legendary game-changing DJ, Doo Wop has always been vocal. The New Yorker, who boasts being a longtime member of both Bounce Squad and Flip Squad DJ's has rapped alongside Tony Touch (Diaz Brothers), toured the world with the late Guru, and made a host of certified classic mixtapes in the... Read more

Here Are the Best Hip-Hop Mixtapes of 2013. Stream and Download More Than 45 Mixtapes Here (Mixtapes)

2013 was a stellar year for mixtapes. In fact, with strong releases from Big K.R.I.T., Pusha T, Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Rapsody, Raekwon, Slum Village, Curren$y, Cam'ron, Lloyd Banks, Pete Rock & Camp Lo, Problem, Nipsey Hussle, Action Bronson, Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes and more, it can be argued... Read more

Here’s XV’s latest mixtape, Popular Culture, and an in-depth interview exploring his earliest musical influences. Check out both below.

XV dropped his new mixtape Popular Culture today. With strong beats and substantive lyrics, it's a great weekend listen. You can listen to the whole thing and download it below, as well as watch our interview where he discusses his earliest musical influences. Related: XV - Zero Heroes (Mixtape) Download... Read more

Nitty Scott, MC – Doobies x Popsicle Sticks (Mixtape)

Here's a strong new mixtape from Nitty Scott, MC. You can listen to all of Doobies x Popsicle Sticks and download it below. Download Mixtape... Read more

It’s the real…hip-hop…courtesy of Saigon and Just Blaze in The Greatest Story Never Told. Check it out and some of Saigon’s classic mixtapes.

With Saigon, J. Cole and Big K.R.I.T. there's a resurgence in rappers talking about real things. Saigon has been putting in work for over 10 years. It's good to see the album is finally dropping on February 15, after some classic mixtapes. Click here to download.  While you wait for... Read more