8 Forgotten Mixtapes That Changed the Rap Game Forever

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A lot of people undermine the classics that helped carve lanes in rap. The mixtape scene has garnered a lot of attention since the 2000’s and continues to play an imperative role in how rappers market themselves. These mixtapes have shaped how rappers move and sound nowadays. If you don’t believe us, see for yourself which mixtapes were game-changers.

Lil Wayne performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Check Out Which Forgotten Mixtapes Changed the Rap Game Forever

50 Cent – The Future is Ours

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50 and The Unit made it a priority to hop on popular beats and shred the instrumentals into pieces. The result? This tape only propelled the group onto higher heights.

Lil Wayne – Dedication

Lil Wayne at iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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This Lil Wayne series played an integral role in rap. Dedication I and Dedication II cemented Wayne as a premier rapper in the genre.

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