Mixtapes of The Year 2011

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The line between mixtape and free album is a thin one. It is now harder than ever to distinguish between the two with artists creating whole projects made up of original material and releasing them for free. It used to be easier when mixtapes were made up of freestyles or cover versions of popular songs and accompanied by one or two original songs. For that reason I’ve combined the two lists (Best Mixtape 2011 and Best Free Album 2011). Click the album titles to have a listen or download the album/ mixtape.

ASAP Rocky – LiveLoveA$ap

Also check out House of Balloons and Thursday if you haven’t already.