Shout-out to Dr. Imani Kai Johnson, chair of the “Show & Prove” international Hip Hop Studies conferences. The conference previously held…
August 6, 2015: The Politics of Preservation
Marvel Comics Presents Hip-Hop Variants
Marvel Comics has just unveiled a sample of their forthcoming Hip Hop Variants line. The comic book covers slated for…
June 28: The Tedsmooth Old School Jam Vinyl Edition
May 28: The Business of Music Seminars
Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980 – 1988
The Birth of Hip Hop in New York Thursday, May 14 at 6:30pm
Davey D Interview with Justo Faison: The History of Mixtapes (April 2005 )
For folks who remember, Justo was a tireless advocate for mixtape deejays. He tragically passed away in a car crash…
“Preventive Maintenance for Audio Discs and Tapes” by Jim Farrington
We’ve just added a fresh new publication to our list of scholarly papers & articles. Preventive Maintenance for Audio Discs and…
Sample Not For Sale Documentary Screening
This one time screening on April 2, presented by Wax Poetics and Brooklyn label Names You Can Trust is a one-time only…
Hip-Hop Revolution at Museum of the City of New York
Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette Beckman, Joe…
“Freeway: Crack In the System” Screening at Maysles with Afrika Bambaataa
The March 29 screening of Last Five Nights of “Freeway: Crack in the System” will be followed by a discussion…
The Evolution of the Mixtape: A Dedication to Justo Faison by Gary Anderson
The legacy of Justo Faison is well established, and you just have to ask DJ about who Justo was, and no doubt you’d be getting an earful of memories.
DJ Legend Love Bug Starski Remembers Biggie
My (slightly sappy) mixed tape memory: When I first met my husband, he burned a couple of albums for me…
“Cassette Culture” by DJ Stretch Armstrong included in MXM Recommended Sources
View this post on Instagram @stretcharmstrong's "Cassette Culture" via Cuepoint on Medium.com. We are officially adding this series to the…
A Happy Birthday Shoutout to Joe Conzo, Jr. aka Joey Kane aka “The Man Who Took HipHop’s Baby Pictures.”
Thank you for sharing Hip-Hop, through your lense! A photgraphic mixtape. http://www.joeconzo.com — In an article published on October 4,…
Like so many people, my love of mixtapes is tied up in the idea of love itself — both romantic and platonic.
HURRACAVE with Speech from Arrested Development
An Evening With Joe Conzo and Grandmaster Caz
WHEN: Wednesday, February, 18, 2015 at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame WHERE: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…
Celebrating Jam Master Jay’s 50th!
Hip Hop-Architect Passes
Recommended Reads on Larry Smith: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Larry Smith Key Tracks: Whodini’s Escape
“Training Days: The Subways Artists Then and Now” signing event at The Reed Space
Meet authors Henry Chalfant & Sacha Jenkins of “Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now” at The Reed Space…
DJ Red Alert Goes Berserk Full 3 Hour Show – 98.7 Kiss FM April 1989
DJ Blendoff DJ Battle at Hall of Fame Studios
Read: Amen, Brother: BreakbeatLou and The Legacy of Ultimate Breaks and Beats
Click picture or here to read Amen, Brother on www.passionweiss.com.
The Art Behind the Tape
The Art Behind the Tape is the first coffee table book dedicated to the history of mixtape cover art.
Global Spin Awards Hosted by LaLa Anthony
Boston Book Signing with DJ Hurricane of The Beastie Boys
Hellbent & Humphrey: Mixtapes and Ghetto Blasters
OPENING: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 FROM 6PM – 9PM ON VIEW: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 LOCATED: 111…
Mixtapes and Mashups
A Celebration of Jam Master Jay
The Return of the IASPMUS Mixtape Series!
Submissions for the International Association for the Study of Popular Music’s call for mixtapes are now being accepted on a…
An Eric Orr and Keith Haring Masterpiece!
These are two of my favorite artists so I had to share. This poster commemorates the 30 year Anniversary of…
As I write these lines I could hear that mixtape playing in my head. Blend after blend, it’s embedded in…
How “Born in the Bronx” Changed Me
Joe Conzo’s pictures were all black and white, but as I stared, I began to see them in color. -KeKe My…
Rappers on bicycles
The Mixtape Museum & Cassette: Documentary Present “Still Magnetic”
The Tools of War Park Jam Series
August 5, 12, 19 & 26: 2014 Diggers Delight Park Jams are from 4pm-8pm and free for all Ages! St. Nicholas…
1987 by Askem
I had a tape that was filled with hip hop from 85 and 86, several tracks from LL Cool J’s “My Radio” . . .
August 23: International Hip Hop Parade
Stretch and Bobbito: A Film About Radio That Changed Lives
Forthcoming in 2015 http://stretchandbobbito.com/ @stretchandbobbito http://instagram.com/stretchandbobbito
August 10: Tedsmooth Old School Jam
Elodie A. Roy
For a few years I had a ‘mixtape correspondence’ with Hugh J. Noble from ActionPop! records.
“a little love for the DJ as griot and master rhetor…and the inspiration for Digital Griots.” Scholar Adam J. Banks…
Rock Steady Crew’s 37th Anniversary at Summer Stage
The Art Behind The Tape: DJ Mars Talks Park Jam Era with Clark Kent
The Distortion of Sound
The Art Behind The Tape: Recap of Pre-screening Party at New Era Flagship Store In LA
Hot Platter Lunch DJ Session: Rich Medina, Grandmaster Caz, and Crazy Legs
Boo-Hooray hosts another Hot Platter Lunch DJ Session with Rich Medina, Grandmaster Caz, and Crazy Legs. On view is the…