Tag Archive: Mixtapes

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

Hellbent & Humphrey: Mixtapes and Ghetto Blasters

OPENING: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 FROM 6PM – 9PM ON VIEW: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 LOCATED: 111 FRONT STREET #226, BROOKLYN NY 11201 Folioleaf is pleased to present a two-person… Continue reading

The Mixtape Museum & Cassette: Documentary Present “Still Magnetic”

Digital Griots

“a little love for the DJ as griot and master rhetor…and the inspiration for Digital Griots.” Scholar Adam J. Banks offers a mixtape of African American digital rhetoric in his innovative study Digital… Continue reading

Happy Birthday to The Mixtape Awards Founder Justo Faison

Rememory, Remixed: Reimagining African-American Rhetoric for a Digital Age

Watch Adam Bank‘s talks mixtapes in his lecture Rememory, Remixed: Reimagining African-American Rhetoric for a Digital Age Adam is the author of  Race, Rhetoric, and Technology: Searching for Higher Ground and Digital Griots: African… Continue reading

Words Inspired by Mixtapes II

Fresh Publication Added to the MXM Library: An Interview with Saul Williams

  An Interview with Saul Williams by Robert Walsh “It blew up this year! It came out in 2002 and they put it back out, and finally the people were ready for it,… Continue reading

Call for Mixtapes: Introducing the IASPM-US Mixtape Series

Hear ye, hear ye! The International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-US) has put out a call for mixtapes! It’s no question, life’s been good to me/ Cause life ain’t nothing but… Continue reading

Fresh publications added to the MXM resource page!

  We’ve just added some new publications to the scholarly papers section  of our site. Why shouldn’t mixtapes be a topic of discussion in academic circles? You’ll find them here: https://mixtapemuseum.org/scholarlypapers/ ‘Cheaper than… Continue reading

Project Mixtape – Memory

Project Mixtape – Memory from Shaun Jacques on Vimeo. http://makemixtapesnotblogs.wordpress.com/

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

@SpokenReasons & @UncleRush Team Up to Bring You the Record Deal featuring a C-60 Cassette

Bobbito Garcia and Stretch Armstrong at New Museum for “NYC1993” Exhibit

“NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star” exhibition looks at art made and exhibited in New York over the course of one year. Centering on 1993, the exhibition is conceived as a time… Continue reading

A Q. & A. With Skyzoo, Mixtape Master with Chris O’Shea

Jun 17, 2011 When I was in eighth grade, I was madly in love. But the girl, who I wanted to marry and sometimes wrote sad poems about, didn’t feel the same way.… Continue reading

Homeboy Sandman on “Tashay,” Gun Violence and Rapathon 2013

This week, the re-release of Homeboy Sandman’s song “Tashay” has set the internet on fire and helped kickstart the Road to the Rapathon. With this year’s event being a special End the Violence… Continue reading

Kool DJ Red Alert Talks DJs and the Origin of the Mixtape

Hip Hop pioneer Kool DJ Red Alert talks to Enveonline about his start in the hip hop culture. He recalls being influences by his Caribbean background as well as people such as Kool… Continue reading

Change In The Game: The Art. [The Mixtape.] The Audience. The Artist. The Change.

A3C Hip-Hop Festival, Wonderroot & Atlanta Film Festival present: A short film by w. feagins, jr. commissioned by A3C for the 1st Annual A3C Hip-Hop Film Festival. This film which was the focus… Continue reading