A Eulogy for the Mix CD, the Best Way to Tell Someone 'I Like You'
Mix CDs have been innovated out of existence—but nothing has managed to replace how meaningful it was to make and receive them.
Rich Gang's 'Tha Tour Part 1' Heralded Hip-Hop's Future
Birdman's supergroup established Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug as pioneers and defined the sound of half a decade of rap.
Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape
A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
The Stories Behind Homemade Mixtapes People Have Been Given
“If he knew me at all, he'd know I hate these bands.”
Blocboy JB Drops Short, Sharp New Mixtape 'Don't Think That'
Lil Uzi Vert and Hoodrich Pablo Juan both guest on the Memphis rapper's second release of the year.
Traffic Jams: Central Class
Capturing the sounds of the city's glittering skyscrapers and old-money neighborhoods.
Giggs’ Early Mixtapes Were the Fuse That Sparked UK Rap
The pioneering 'Best of Giggs' series was akin to the Grand Theft Auto loading screen soundtrack, but set to the grey concrete streets of Peckham.
Let’s Listen to This Mixtape a PR Person Sent to Me By Mistake
This year, Waypoint is officially giving an Anonymous PR Person the “Most Likely To Become a DJ” Award.
THUMP's 20 Best Mixes of 2016
From nails-on-the-chalkboard experimental club music, to dusty house edits of 50 Cent.
Welcome to Broadly Play: Personal Mixtapes from Your Favorite Artists
Introducing our new music series, where we'll be collaborating with some of the realest people in the industry to curate playlists.
Die Antwoord's First Ever Mixtape Is Salacious As Hell
It includes Die Antwoord's first official remixes as well.
Why Drake’s Mixtapes Changed the Game in a Way ‘Views’ Never Will
If you're reading this, you are probably with us in thinking that Drizzy does his best work on the mixtape format.