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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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Raw has released two mixtapes: 2017's Country Soda and 2018's Cs2.
His previous mixtapes with various artists, features from long-time rap legends and newer stars like Gucci Mane and Timbaland, Nicki Minaj, DaBaby and MadeinTYO.
Bored of the musical diet of Michael Jackson, Michael Bolton and Meatloaf force-fed to me at home (I remain unsure whether my parents' record collection ever expanded beyond the letter "M"), carefully-crafted mixtapes from friends and crushes became passports to new musical galaxies.
In 2015, he released two mixtapes, the trap-influenced If You're Reading This It's Too Late and a collaboration with Future titled What a Time to Be Alive.
Plu became a member of the hip hop group 4th and Inchez, releasing three albums and 2 mixtapes. Plu later joined the group called The Union, which was a huge hip hop conglomerate in Texas and together they put out four mixtapes and toured within the South.
While speaking about his upcoming project to IBT, the artist also explained how his debut studio album will be different from all of the mixtapes he's released in the past.
KazeLoon has hosted well over 100 Mixtapes online for himself and for some of his clients or business partners.
The prolific Atlanta artist, who made his studio album debut in 2005 with Trap House, has released 12 studio albums and 72 mixtapes.
Mixtapes might have fallen out of favor in the advent of the compact disc decades ago, but with the music app Spotify, you can again create a playlist for your one and only.
In a still unusual commercial tactic, Drake put out both mixtapes first on Apple.
The star, who will appear at this year's T in the Park, said: "When I was doing my mixtapes, I would perform in strip clubs.
Set Your Goals performs with Cartel, Fireworks, Hit The Lights, Mixtapes and Sugar Prime at 7 p.m.