Category Archive: News

MXM Founder Hosts Second Hip Hop Hacks

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MXM Founder Guest of Music Archivist Steve Rosenthal on Work x Work’s ‘on air’ at the Wythe Hotel

Cassette Film at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

Join Zack Taylor and Lou Ottens tomorrow night in Rotterdam for a very special screening of Cassette. The film will be playing as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) at the Schouwburg… Continue reading

Collector’s Spotlight: Eric Johnson | Chico, California

In this series, MXM features avid mixtape collectors and their analog collections. Originally from the east coast, Eric Johnson lives in Chico, California. You can take the mixtape collector out of the tri-state area… Continue reading

Must Be the Music: Soundtracking Black Freedom from Funk to Hip-Hop

HHEC Invites You to Pres-Screen “Kicks”

Pop-Up Hip-Hop Hacks w/ Oxymorrons

Cassette: A Documentary

Business of Music Seminars presents “We’ve Hear Heard Your Music, What’s Your Story?’

Statement Regarding Afrika Bambaataa Allegations, Hip-Hop and the Media

  The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy Executive Director Manny Faces issued the following statement on Tuesday, April 19, 2016: — Part of our role in advocating for greater understanding and appreciation of hip-hop’s… Continue reading

Master Class with DJ Neil Armstrong

Hip-Hop Hacks sponsors Microsoft and Hercules presents Master Class with DJ Neil Armstrong. Known for his turntablism, musical expertise, and mixtape prowess, DJ Neil Armstrong is one of the most polarizing figures in… Continue reading

Tahir Hemphill’s Hip Hop Database Is A Teaching Tool

Countdown to #HipHopHacks at Spotify

Minds Behind the Music: Post SXSW

A discussion with CEO of Bandsintown, Fabrice Sergent, super-producer Amadeus [J Lo, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber] and Head of Marketing for Wix Music, Jonathan Keren on what you should know post #SXSW. Tuesday, March 24 at… Continue reading

Join Us for Hip-Hop Hacks!

On Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3rd, The Mixtape Museum and Young Hackers are hosting Hip-Hop Hacks at Spotify NY.  Hip-Hop Hacks is a two-day hackathon for high school students to explore… Continue reading

The Roots and Wings of Hip-Hop Culture Exploring Hip-Hop, Healing & Spirituality

 

Minds Behind The Music: #‎1ON1With‬ featuring Cali Green at Wiz Lounge

Minds Behind The Music is excited to start the year with a new installment of ‪#‎1ON1With‬ featuring Cali Green; Manager of Urban Media at eOne Music. Join us and our event partner Wix at… Continue reading

Tape Hiss, Compression, and the Stubborn Materiality of Sonic Diaspora

Originally posted on Sounding Out!:
In an article for Pitchfork, music critic Adam Ward reminisces about digital music files that sound as if they’re “being played through a payphone,” and calls the extreme…

DJ Con/Rapacon Wrap-up

On November 19, 2015, The Hip Hop Cultural Center in Harlem (H2C2) brought 125 DJs to spin live on 125th street for DJ-Con. If you missed this groundbreaking event, watch the wrap-up!

Happy Holidays from The Mixtape Museum!

Support The Universal Hip Hop Museum’s “Buy Back Hip-Hop” Campaign

The mission of  The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) is to teach, engage and inspire audiences around the world through the creativity and power of Hip Hop Culture. The UHHM carries out its… Continue reading

Join Us for the Inaugural “Minds Behind the Music” Honors #MBMHonors

Minds Behind the Music (MBM) is pleased to host the Inaugural #MBMHonors celebrating a successful 2015 and commemorating industry professionals who have demonstrated professional excellence while giving back to their communities. Hosted by… Continue reading

We The People for #HipHopEducation in Schools

The Mixtape Museum is joining our family over at The Hip Hop Education Center in petitioning President Barack Obama to publicly acknowledge Hip-Hop as a national treasure and institutionalize #HipHopEducation in our schools. We… Continue reading

The Extra Credit Awards

Please join the Hip-Hop Education Center, in collaboration with, New York University Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools, and Wikiburg for The Extra Credit Awards. The event hosted by best-selling author, award winning… Continue reading

10/5 – 10/11: Stretch & Bobbito at Maysles, Harlem on

MXM Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities #NEHturns50

 

Watch: The Cassette Documentary Trailer #2

Cassette: The Documentary Interviews DJ Ron G

“It’s hard to talk about innovators on cassette without including Ron G in the conversation. One of the pioneers of DJ mixtapes, Ron has been scratching and producing for over 25 years. He’s… Continue reading

Afrika Bambaataa on “Key Influencers of Hip Hop”

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Listen: The Mix behind the Tape

 

  • Mixtape Inspired Lyrics

    I let my tape rock, till my tape popped.-Notorious B.I.G, "Ready to Die"

    It’s no question, life’s been good to me/ Cause life ain’t nothing but a good groove/ A good mixtape to put you in the right mood. -The Beastie Boys, “Professor Booty” More lyrics here..

  • FEATURED ARTIST: Sien ide

  • CONTRIBUTE YOUR DEFINITION OF A MIXTAPE?

    Tell us here.