When you listen to a lot of mixtapes you’ll notice that every DJ has a gimmick to stand out from the crowd. Some of them like to remind you at the start of each record exactly who you’re listening to with carefully plucked samples (ex. “Funkmaster Flex Night!“, “Uh Mister Cee!“, “P-P-P-P-Premier!“), others will hunt […]
The Physical Tape by Mister Cee was the first “real” mixtape I purchased. I won’t lie – I had no idea who Mister Cee was back then (Now I know that he’s one of New York’s most respected DJs with strong ties to Big Daddy Kane and co-producer of Notorious BIG’s debut album Ready to […]
Yesterday I published the first of a large collection of mixtapes, NY Connection Perfection. I compiled this first tape myself so I figured I would give some background on the records I chose to include in this 90 minute sound journey.