Friday, January 2, 2009

15 Favorite Mixtapes of '08

[courtesy of ivan]

Welcome to 2009 everyone, I hope it's your best year yet and I wish all of you good health, prosperity.. all that good stuff.

Before we get things jumping, I gotta look back to see what mixtapes I kept on heavy rotation last year. And there were some good ones. If you haven't heard these, I advise you to before the '09 hip-hop faucet starts leakin':

Mick Boogie & Terry Urban – Viva La Hova (Coldplay vs. Jay-Z)
Fav Tracks: "Lost Part 1," "Hola Blanco"

10. Deep presents Wale – Mixtape About Nothing mixed by Nick Catchdubs
Fav Tracks: "The Perfect Plan," "The Star"

10.Deep - The New Deal mixed by DJ Benzi
Fav Tracks: "2nd Time Around" ft. Wale & Brother Ali, "Piano Lessons" ft. Colin Munroe & Joell Ortiz prod. Black Milk

Nas & DJ Green Lantern – The Nigger Tape
Fav Tracks: "Esco Let's Go," "Nas Timeline" mixed by Statik Selektah

Joe Budden – Halfway House
Fav Tracks: "Just To Be Different," "Sidetracked"

Lil’ Wayne & The Empire - The Drought Is Over Part 6 (The Reincarnation)
Fav Tracks: "Best Thing Yet," "Put Me In The Game"

Legend & DJ Blazita - Real Hip-Hop No Gimmicks
Fav Tracks: Big Boi ft. Andre 300 & Raekwon - "Royal Flush," Talib Kweli ft. Blu & Joell Ortiz - "Hostile Gospel Remix"

10.Deep presents KiD CuDi - A KiD Named CuDi produced by Plain Pat & Emile
Fav Tracks: "Man on the Moon (The Anthem)," "Day N Nite"

Asher Roth – Don Cannon & DJ Drama present The Greenhouse Effect Vol. 1
Fav Tracks: "The Lounge," "ROTH Boys"

Mick Boogie, Shuko & The Gunna - Brooklyn Soul (Jay-Z vs. Marvin Gaye)
Fav Tracks: "Hello Brooklyn 2.0," "Party Life"

DJ Doc Rok – The Biggie Hendrix Experience
Fav Tracks: "Hypnotize/ Wild Thing," "Juicy/ Are You Experienced"

Mick Boogie & DJ Treat – Complex Magazine presents Leaders of the New Cool
Fav Tracks: B.o.B. - "I'll Be In The Sky," The Knux - "Fire"

Torae - Daily Conversation
Fav Tracks: "Click" ft. Skyzoo prod. DJ Premier, "Switch" prod. Black Milk

The Cool Kids - Instant Classic Mixtape
Fav Tracks: "Eighty Eight," "Pump Up The Volume"

Charles Hamilton – DJ Skee presents Crash Landed
Fav Tracks: "November 10th," "Ambitions of Musicians"


  1. the drought is over 6?????

    A Favorite...i wont even ask because i dont wanna even know your reasoning for this choice lol

    DOM!! Hit me up sometime jeez!

  2. LOL Hi Hater!

    I chose it bc it was the least bad Wayne tape of the year..

    I'll holla