mix·​tape | \ ˈmiks-ˌtāp How to pronounce mixtape (audio) \

Definition of mixtape

: a compilation of songs recorded (as onto a cassette tape or a CD) from various sources

Examples of mixtape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mixtape was originally released in 2011 and arrives on Top Album Sales thanks to vinyl LP sales. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 23 Feb. 2022 Following the mixtape's release last June, KennyHoopla found himself in the center of Barker's budding pop-punk empire. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Jan. 2022 Since releasing the first culture-shifting AND1 mixtape in the early 1990s, DJ Set Free Richardson has drawn inspiration from the worlds of art, music, fashion, pop culture, and the global community surrounding sports. Corein Carter, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 Meek released the last mixtape in the Dreamchasers series back in 2014 with DC4. Ilana Kaplan, Rolling Stone, 27 Nov. 2021 The Album About Nothing, a sequel to the 2010 mixtape with narration from Jerry Seinfeld himself. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 3 Nov. 2021 The songs here are connected by interludes and the album flows like a mixtape, one that pulls from sounds and styles from across the Toro y Moi discography. Mark Richardson, WSJ, 25 Apr. 2022 After last year gifting us a mixtape, still slipping vol. Katie Bain, Billboard, 18 Mar. 2022 Before revisiting all those classics, however, Snoop is utilizing the Death Row brand to push a mixtape on NFT marketplace OpenSea. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 6 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of mixtape

1991, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2022

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“Mixtape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixtape. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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