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Mixtape Report: Early October (Two Tape Special)
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
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Name: DJ Emmo
Title: The Barrel Bros.
3 Best Cuts: Ghostface f/ Styles P & Beanie Sigel - Barrel Bros.
Beanie Sigel f/ Styles P - U Ain't Ready 4 Me
Ghostface f/ Styles P - Star of the State
Pro: This was a dope concept for a mixtape
Con: Should have had one of the Barrel Bros. as a host

Name: DJ Emmo
Title: Days of Our Lives
3 Best Cuts: Ed O.G. & The Bulldogs - Love Comes & Goes
Xzibit - The Foundation
Gangstarr - Moment of Truth
Pro: Emmo brought me down memory with all these old classics
Con: The quality seems lo-fi like it was recorded on cassette

Name: DJ Chong Wizard & DJ Filthy Rich
Title: Be Kind Rewind
3 Best Cuts: Smooth Lover Cee & Cassanova Rud - Mixtapes Just Saved My Life
Slick Rick - Mistakes of a Nasty Bitch
Jay-Z - Roc Boys
Pro: The dope blends and fitting movie samples make for a winning combo
Con: With all the variety on Chong's side, Rich's side seemed a lil' plain

Name: DJ Chong Wizard, DJ G-Spot, Phoenix Jones & Donny Arcade
Title: Machine Killers
3 Best Cuts: Andromeda Strain (prod. by Don Joe)
Machine Killers f/ Buddy Boie (prod. by LT Moe)
2012 (prod. by DJ Khalil)
Pro: The theme is original and the music is quality...A&Rs take note
Con: This joint's lil' long, would have been good to trim it down to just the cuts that really fit the theme

Name: DJ 2Mello
Title: Summer Breeze 2: Slow Jams
3 Best Cuts: Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness
Johnny Guitar Watson - Superman Lover
Michael Jackson - I Can't Help It
Pro: Damn hard to pick 3 Best Cuts on this one, there was all kinds of joints and jams here
Con: It's always good to hear the original song and then the Hip-Hop cut that sampled it back to back

Name: DJ 2Mello
Title: Soul Brothers (Al Green, Smokey Robinson & Marvin Gaye)
3 Best Cuts: Smokey Robinson - Second That Emotion
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Pro: How can you go wrong with the best cuts from these three soul legends?
Con: I ain't frontin' on Smokey but how does he get center stage on the cover?




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