Ep 2: How the mixtape went digital

This is not a Drake podcast

07-07-2020 • 37 mins

Even as its popularity grew, hip-hop was ignored by most commercial radio. DJs and artists intervened and underground mixtapes became *the* medium for distributing new music and gaining clout — But then, a raid by the FBI in Atlanta changed hip-hop distribution forever. Plus, how Drake’s So Far Gone mixtape fits into this digital evolution. Some artists and DJs mentioned in this episode: DJ Drama, HustleGRL, J. Cole, Kid Capri, DJ Doo Wop, DJ Clue. For transcripts of this series, please visit: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/this-is-not-a-drake-podcast-transcripts-listen-1.6747671
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