HOODTAPES 2016 MIXTAPE ROUND UP

As we are fast approaching the end of the year we thought it would be nice to shed some light on the highest downloaded mixtapes for each month throughout the year.

January – Liverpool’s Aystar kicked off the year with “Scousematic” after dropping an array of hits during the summer including “2 on (ft Safone)” & “Oh No freestyle” which have now both surpassed 1 Million views each on youtube! Well Done Aystar, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Aystar
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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February – North London’s Mostack dropped the highly anticipated “Gangster With Banter” Mixtape which contributed to a successful year of big singles, award nominations and selling out his First headline show! Well Done Mostack, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Mostack
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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March – South London’s Youngs Teflon dropped “March Madness” his second mixtape of the year (Lets not forget he dropped “Trillin 2 in December 2015 aswell and tracksuit diaries late 2016) a proper Hiphop Style mixtape which IMO set him apart from the newskool MC’s and reminded us of Youngs Teflon’s real lyrical capabilities! Well Done Youngs Teflon, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you. (Side note: can you drop 4 mixtapes next year again please, cheers).

Artist: Youngs Teflon
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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April – North London’s Avelino dropped “FYO” EP after carrying momentum from arguably one of the best Joint UK Rap Mixtapes “Young Fire, Old Flame” with Wretch 32 at the end of 2015. Avelino showed us that he can hold his own and create dope music, This EP Helped Avelino complete a successful year with an award nomination and a SOLD OUT headline show this year! Well Done Avelino, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Avelino
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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May – South London’s 86 dropped the highly anticipated debut “Fings On Things” Mixtape after dropping an array of Drill bangers previously as a group and individuals. Well Done 86, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: 86
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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June – North London’s A1FromThe9 dropped “Good Yute From The 9” Mixtape after building a crazy buzz in a short space of time. Well Done A1FromThe9, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: A1FromThe9
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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July – East London’s Baseman dropped the highly anticipated “Sorry For The Wave” Mixtape after the release of his Summer anthem “New Wavin” (With Shocktown). Well Done Baseman, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Baseman
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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August – South London’s Reekz MB dropped “ Right & Wrong” Mixtape after returning to Rap and rebuilding his buzz with the blueprint, 23 + More! Well Done Reekz MB, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Reekz MB
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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September – Essex’s Potter Payper dropped “Training Day 2” mixtape. Potter Really went back to basics with this mixtape, only one feature (Mover), 24 freestyle tracks not really many hooks. This allowed for Potter Payper to end the year with two SOLD OUT headline shows in London & Birmingham. Well Done Potter Payper, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Potter Payper
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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October – East London’s Afro Beat’s Collective NSG Dropped “Grown UP” LP After building a buzz on the afro beats circuit over the last few years! (Side note : This was the first afro beats based album/mixtape on our website.) Well Done NSG, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: NSG
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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November – South London’s Merky Ace dropped “Catch Up Vol.2” a real Grime mixtape to follow up all the music videos, clashing and sets he has done throughout the year. Well Done Merky Ace, We look forward to hearing what 2017 sounds like for the you.

Artist: Merky Ace
Mixtape: (CLICK ON MIXTAPE COVER BELOW)

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Thank you for downloading with us and big up each and every artist that has sent us music this year, we hope to upload 100x more music next year.

Love,

Guru (CEO)