Barely four years back, we distributed an article about the character emergency that was going on with mixtapes and collections. That year, 2015, Drake had discharged If You're Reading This It's Too Late and What A Time To Be Alive with Future. They were available to be purchased on iTunes, they were loaded with unique mixtapes and there were visits off of the back of them. In every way that really matters, they were collections, yet Drake demanded calling them mixtapes for a large number of complex reasons. The lines were obscuring.
That was the year that this present gushing time truly commenced and from that point forward, the contrasts between the two have just become more clear – or blurrier, contingent upon what you look like at it. As administrations like Apple Music, TIDAL and Spotify gloat broad inventories, what's been featured is the absence of past mixtapes that could give a major lift to the individual work. The two most troublesome activities in executing are test freedom and re-doing contracts with supporters on the ventures – from makers to visitor appearances. At the stature of the wild mixtape period, specialists as a rule didn't do any understandings, it was for the most part record and transfer, frequently in their crude structure once in a while without appropriately blending and acing it. In any case, a few specialists have gone the additional mile and taken the necessary steps to clear their tracks so that their more seasoned mixtapes can be all the more effectively available for fans.
Here’s the list of ten of our picks, in no particular order.
- Lil Wayne – No Ceilings (Available on Datpiff)
J. Cole – Friday Night Lights
- 50 Cent & G-Unit – 50 Cent is the Future (available on Datpiff)
Kendrick Lamar EP (Available on Datpiff)
Big Sean – Detroit (available on Datpiff)
Jeezy & DJ Drama – Trap or Die (Gangsta Grillz) (available on Datpiff)
- Nicki Minaj – Beam Me Up, Scotty (available on Datpiff)
Childish Gambino – STN MTN (available on Datpiff)
Rick Ross – Rich Forever (available on Datpiff)
Lupe Fiasco – Fahrenheit 1/15 Part II: Revenge Of The Nerds (available on Datpiff)