Tag Archive: DJ

The Evolution of the Mixtape: A Dedication to Justo Faison by Gary Anderson

March 17, 1969 – May 14, 2005 The Mixtape Museum project exists to ensure that Justo Faison and the legacies of the djs he celebrated are never forgotten. Read on.   THE EVOLUTION… Continue reading

Celebrating Jam Master Jay’s 50th!

Global Spin Awards Hosted by LaLa Anthony

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 name is KeKe, I am a 14 year old high school student from… Continue reading

The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

The Big Payback takes readers from the first $15 made by a “rapping DJ” in 1970s New York to the multi-million-dollar sales of the Phat Farm and Roc-a-Wear clothing companies in 2004 and 2007.… Continue reading

Kid Capri talks mixtapes with Shaheem Reid

…I’m the one that made the mixtape become superstar status but I wasn’t the inventor of the mixtape. It was Starchild who put me on to the S&S Club, there was Brucie B,… Continue reading

Words Inspired by Mixtapes II

Exclusive Tony Touch and Kid Capri interview with Ralph McDaniels at Tony Touch Album release

2013 Tools of War True School NYC Summer Park Jams

THE CROTONA PARK JAMS 10TH ANNIVERSARY: BRONX presented by The Friends of Crotona Park, Rane and Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop in association with Bronx Councilman Joel Rivera July 11: Jazzy Jay, Jazzy… Continue reading

The Ted Smooth Old School Jam, July 21

DJ Ted Smooth Old School Jam | June 23

At the park on 119th street between 2nd and 3rd ave. in East Harlem from 12pm-7pm or watch it live on www.djtedsmooth.com.  

Tools of War True School NYC Summer Park Jams 2013

June 6 – September 27: 2013 Tools of War True School NYC Summer Park Jams!! Click here  for the full schedule of weekly park jam celebrations. Find Tools of War grassroots Hip Hop… Continue reading

Library Reunion Lecture Celebrating “Now Scream: The Cornell Hip Hop Collection Exhibition”

Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm Lincoln Hall, B20Dept of Music, 101 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4101, USA Join Steven F. Pond, associate professor and chair of the department… Continue reading

Why I Love 90’s Hip Hop Mixtapes by Gary Anderson

Back in 1995 I first discovered hip hop mixtapes.  I was 20 years old and had taken a trip to the Potomic Mills mall near DC and there was a kiosk inside that… Continue reading

Help DJ Smooth Denali in his Fight Against Cancer

To all my family and friends worldwide, We need to unite for this brother, he’s a good dude. If you celebrated with me at my wedding reception, then you know what he can… Continue reading

DJ Doo Wop Celebrating 20 Years in the Mixtape Game

Known to many as “Da Bouncemasta”, Doo Wop has made a significant impact in the hip-hop and mixtape world, and he is considered by most to be an urban street legend. His classic mixtapes 95 LIVE… Continue reading

DJ Dr. Duss: History of the Beats (Side A and B)

Download History of the Beat Side B, courtesy of Dr. Duss. DJ Dr. Duss, known throughout the Hip Hop world as the Mixologist, hails from the Millbrook section of the Bronx. Not only is… Continue reading

The DMC Online DJ Championships Launches on March 22nd

DMC pioneers of the DMC World DJ Championships broke the boundaries of the DJ World in 2011 when launching the enormously successful DMC Online DJ Championships. We now head into Year 3! The… Continue reading