Save the Date ~ April 7, 2022 for the world premiere of the feature documentary from Mercury Studios, MIXTAPE, telling the story of mixtape culture and its role in spreading hip-hop around the world.
This is a film about the outlaw DJs who, for the love of the music, turned a criminal enterprise into a creative and commercial backbone of the music business. Directed and produced by Omar Acosta (Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives), the film features music icons A$AP Rocky, Brucie B, Bun B, CeeLo, DJ Clue, DJ Drama, DJ Whoo Kid, Doo Wop, Fat Joe, Funkmaster Flex, Jadakiss, Jeezy, Kid Capri, KRS-One, Lil Wayne, Angie Martinez, Mister Cee, Tony Touch, 2 Chainz and more. Nick Quested, David Kennedy, “Mix Tape King” Tony Touch and Daniel Seliger produce, alongside executive producers Paul Rosenberg and Barak Moffit.
Def Jam Recordings will also release a new soundtrack/mixtape, and the movie will feature a vérité of the soundtrack recording sessions.
The documentary, MIXTAPE, will be shown on Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at the historic United Palace Theatre, 4140 Broadway, between 175th and 176th Streets in Washington Heights, NYC. The premiere will be followed by a special live performance by Grammy-nominated rapper, Jadakiss.
This event is made possible with support from Rémy Martin.