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1. A homemade compilation of songs that has been taken from various sources and recorded onto a cassette or CD: I made you a mixtape for your birthday with all your favorite songs.
2. A hip-hop compilation that is released for free directly by the artist and is often more freeform than a studio-produced album.

[mix + tape.]
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(She may be the only vegan to ever sing on a national McDonald's commercial.)This Chicago radio personality is also a well-known MC, honing her production chops by creating and distributing mixed tapes.
Music: Michael Jackson's "Jam" and mixed tapes from radio DJs.
Music: In Lytes mixed tapes and hip hop, but not rap.
Music: Dynamix and In Lytes mixed tapes, tapes from radio DJs, Janet Jackson, Kriss Kross and Hammer.