Mighty Mixtape 1
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October 23, 2009

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Mighty Mixtape 1: Tri-Cities, WA Hip-Hop

Mighty Mixtape 1

Project Director: Bevon the Muse
Project Producers: Alex Saenz, Sebastian Select
Art Direction & Photography: Bevon the Muse, MeanStreak Davis
Cover Girl: Laci Walden
Distributed by: NFN | News Syndicate International
Marketing: Bossalaus

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Tri-City Herald | Atomictown | Bethzilla story

Project notice was issued in December 2008 to the entire Columbia Basin, directed at contemporaries apparently active in their chosen arts. Intended to spring-board participants based on their level of involvement and contribution, turnout reflected more fresh faces than the well established hip-hop artists of Eastern Washington.

Limited and numbered editions of the physical Mighty Mixtapes were distributed to those deemed necessary to receive them by the participating artists and producers. A second run was ordered to accommodate the anticipated release of Mighty Mixtape 2, in which a copy of Mighty Mixtape 1 would be included.

Diversity of Tri-Cities area rap is difficult to compare to. While it was often denigrated in the past for imitation of nostolgic west-coast sounds, the active artists of this decade are well versed and experiment across a variety of region-based sounds. Though current pop radio is filled with mindless rap dribble, Tri-Cities Hip-Hop is home to stalwart lyricists and word smiths accompanied by worthy soundtrack providing producers.

Innovate and experiment with your chosen art; if you are hearing it on the radio, it has already been done.

Collaborate with the willing, share information and develop searchable content.

Network and render a discipline for building links online.

Unify the local culture by doing what no one else believes is possible.