Playing tracks by
T La Rock, The Beastie Boys, Boogie Down Productions, Eric B. & Rakim, Epmd and more.
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Number 16 is served by 4T4: "For some reason, I felt like this was the perfect opportunity to go back to where it all began for me. I remember listening to nothing but rap music for a couple of years in the '80s. The tracks in this mixtape really transport me back to those days, when I was completely submerged in and obsessed by stuff like this. It's both the start of my all-consuming, lifelong obsession for music, as well as the start of my love for vinyl and of course DJing. Although it's not just rap...