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DJ Backspin – Heatwave 96

“I don’t make ’em, I just play ’em!” says DJ Backspin as he opens his Heatwave 96 mixtape with Tupac and the Outlaw Immortals¬†Hit ’em up. Definitely a controversial choice for an East Coast DJ, but undoubtably the hottest track on the streets at the time when the East Vs West beef was tantamount. As […]

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PF Cuttin – Halloween Havoc

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 […]