Explaining the nostalgic magic of the mixtape to modern kids (plus some cool cassette art)

By Jake Johnson

My first mixtape was a dope compilation of early-90’s Christian rap that featured DC Talk, P.I.D., and S.F.C., among others. I made it for myself, which is as sad as it sounds.

What was yours?

While you think about it, take a walk down memory lane with this short video that explains the magic of mixtapes to kids nowadays…

On a side note, artist Beth Welch did some pretty sweet mixtape art.


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