I remember Clue tapes from back when mixtapes were the internet, before blogs and iTunes and Spotify. Big-name DJs were the gatekeepers to the industry for artists who needed more attention. DJ Clue was one of the biggest names during his time, he even had a deal and albums with Roc-A-Fella! Given that history, I grabbed DJ Clue’s Banned From CD Part 1* as soon as I saw it, so I could see what a Clue tape sounds like in 2015.
Turns out…not that great.
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I doubt any hip-hop head isn’t aware of Lil Wayne’s dispute with Birdman and Cash Money Records. Sorry 4 the Wait 2 is his apology to fans for the delays of the release of his upcoming Carter V album, delays that apparently are totally due to Cash Money’s management not wanting to release the album as Wayne has prepared it. So instead we have this mixtape, free music to help us withstand the waiting.
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