or mix tape
- a recording on a cassette tape, CD, or digital medium, consisting of music or songs selected by a single person: My boyfriend made me the greatest mixtape for my birthday.
- such a recording consisting of music or songs personally selected by the artist, usually a hip-hop artist: His mixtape from a live performance helped propel him to stardom.
- a recording consisting of blended or recombined tracks, or a series of tracks with smooth transitions, especially one created by a DJ.
Origin of mixtape
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Examples from the Web for mixtape
A mixtape created by a young Kurt Cobain was recently discovered and released online.
A mixtape dubbed “Montage of Heck” has surfaced on the site Live Nirvana!
And then, of course, four days later we were back together and he was making me a mixtape.Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams
September 2, 2014
Now Awkwafina is making music full time and is working on a mixtape of her songs to be released later this month.Meet Awkwafina: an Asian Female Rapper on Vaginas, Tackling Racism & More
March 14, 2013
And then in October, rap mogul Rick Ross released the Black Bar Mitzvah mixtape.Yo, Yo, Yo, It’s Chanukah: Hip-Hop Lights the Menorah
December 7, 2012