UK breakbeat titans Loxy & Ink stop by to tell VIPER all about their favourite mixtape…
What’s your favourite mixtape ever?
‘Soundbombing II’ on Rawkus Records.
Why is it so significant to you?
The amount of new artist on the mixtape was the main highlight.
Were there any artists or producers that you discovered through this tape?
Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Beat Junkies, Prince Paul, Eminem, Dilated Peoples, Talib Kweli.
Where exactly were you when you heard the mixtape for the first time?
London, UK, in the studio together
Did it come into your life at a significant time?
We were on a world tour for our compilation LP
How did the mixtape cover make you feel?
The animation style was one of the first, so it had a real original feel.
Describe the mixtape in three words?
Underground lyrical music.
What song is your personal favourite?
‘B-Boy Document ’99’ by The High & Mighty featuring Mos Def and Mad Skillz.
If you could put a price on this mixtape, how much would you pay?
Easily at least £50 with the array of artists involved.
Did you have a physical copy?
Yes, Vinyl and mixtape.