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Rick Ross – Rich Forever (mixtape)

Rick Ross – Rich Forever (mixtape)

Say what you want about Rick Ross, the man has steadily evolved into a true hip-hop icon. There’s a reason he continues to work with artists like Nas, Raekwon and Kanye. As we patiently wait . . .


Top 10 Mixtapes of 2011

Top 10 Mixtapes of 2011

10. Fiend – Life Behind Limo Glass Linking up with Curren$y and his JETS crew for his Life Behind Limo Glass mixtape, former No Limit refugee, Fiend, reinvents himself as the velvet smooth crooner, International . . .


Ludacris – 1.21 Gigawatts: Back To The First Time (Mixtape)

Ludacris – 1.21 Gigawatts: Back To The First Time (Mixtape)

If you haven’t checked the latest mixtape from Ludacris, 1.21 Gigawatts: Back To The First Time, you should put it high on your musical priority list. Luda spares no expenses and goes hard throughout the . . .


Nas – DJ Rhude Presents: The Found Tapes (mixtape)

Nas – DJ Rhude Presents: The Found Tapes (mixtape)

As we patiently wait for Def Jam to get their act together, DJ Rhude dug deep into his vaults and compiled a nice compilation of rare and unreleased Nas gems for his recent mix, The . . .


ASAP Rocky – Live.Love.A$AP (mixtape)

ASAP Rocky – Live.Love.A$AP (mixtape)

There’s been a lot of buzz lately regarding NYC’s ASAP Rocky. (No this isn’t Aesop Rock.) Recent co-signs by Drake and Jim Jonez plus appearances with Smoke DZA, ScHoolboy Q and Chace Infinite have only . . .


Freeway – The Intermission (Mixtape)

Freeway – The Intermission (Mixtape)

Philly Freezer is back with his new mixtape, The Intermission. Full of fire and fury typical of a Freeway project, this tape should hold his fans over until he drops his next album. Notable guests . . .


Freddie Gibbs – Cold Day In Hell (Mixtape)

Freddie Gibbs – Cold Day In Hell (Mixtape)

Finally….After all the delays it’s only fitting that Freddie Gibbs release his Cold Day In Hell mixtape on Halloween. I think fans of Gangsta Gibbs will find that it was worth the wait. In addition . . .


Domo Genesis – Under The Influence (mixtape)

Domo Genesis – Under The Influence (mixtape)

This week Odd Future’s Domo Genesis returned with his impressive new mixtape, Under the Influence. With only a few guest appearances, the spotlight shines primarily on OF’s resident weed smokin’ emcee. Anyone who’s been sleeping . . .


Curren$y – Verde Terrace (Mixtape)

Curren$y – Verde Terrace (Mixtape)

Curren$y continues his relentless output with the recent release of his Verde Terrace mixtape. It’s another solid release from one of hip hop’s most consistent emcees. Some have been hailing this project as the Kush . . .


Street Wiz – Return of the JETI (Mixtape)

Street Wiz – Return of the JETI (Mixtape)

  Street Wiz from Curren$y’s JETS crew recently dropped his highly anticipated mixtape, Return of the JETI. His sound reminds me of another blowed out N’Oleans spitter, with a voice similar to Trademark Da Skydiver. . . .


J. Cole – Friday Night Lights (Mixtape)

J. Cole – Friday Night Lights (Mixtape)

J. Cole’s mixtape, Friday Night Lights, has been out for a hot minute now and it’s already creating a solid buzz among hip-hop fanatics. The first artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, Cole has . . .


Mick Boogie – Excursions: Rarities And Remixes of A Tribe Called Quest (Mixtape)

Mick Boogie – Excursions: Rarities And Remixes of A Tribe Called Quest (Mixtape)

Mick Boogie recently released his ill mixtape, “Excursions: Rarities and Remixes of A Tribe Called Quest” after being inspired by Michael Rappaport’s documentary on Tribe. On his website Boogie explains, “This mix is for the . . .


Ghostfunk – Ghostface Killah x Afro Funk (Mixtape)

Ghostfunk – Ghostface Killah x Afro Funk (Mixtape)

From the same remix artist & producer (Max Tannone) that brought you Jaydiohead and Mos Dub comes Ghostfunk… essentially Ghostface Killah meets Afro-funk and psychedelic rock music. This killer mix is an ultra-refreshing blend and . . .


Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait

Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait

To hold his fans over until Tha Carter IV drops on August 29th, Lil Wayne says sorry 4 the wait by releasing this recent mixtape. So far my favorites are Weezy’s remix of Kreayshawn’s “Gucci . . .


Fashawn – Higher Learning 2 (Mixtape)

Fashawn – Higher Learning 2 (Mixtape)

Can’t believe we forgot to post this one. Great mixtape by one of the bright stars of the West. Central Cali’s Fashawn drops some serious knowledge on Higher Learning 2. Fellow phenom, J.Cole, also makes . . .