They're not tapes anymore, but CDs. I'm proud of the mix I stayed up late making for my friend and me to listen to on our way to DC this afternoon. She wanted new hip-hop. I'm pretty out of the loop on new hip-hop, but I had some choice old stuff, and I know she's a ska fan. I squeezed some other things in there too. Here's the track list:

Danger Mouse/Jay Z -"Change Clothes and Go"
Wilson Simonal- "Nem Vem que nao tem"
Neneh Cherry -Buffalo Stance
The Coup - Repo Man
Bob Marley - Mr. Brown
Snoop Dogg - Beautiful
Black Eyed Peas - They Don't Want Music
Beastie Boys - Pow
Sly& Robbie - Asian Roots Dub
Tony Tribe - Red, Red Wine
Desmond Dekker - The Israelites
Airto Moreira- the Happy People
The Coup - Wear Clean Draws
Chuck Prophet - What Can you Tell Me?
The Hold Steady- Knuckles
Peaches/Soulwax mix
Chaka Demus - Murder She Wrote
Cyprus Hill - Low Rider
Wyclef - Stayin Alive, Remix
Beastie Boys - Funky Boss
Prince Paul - Steady Slobbin
part two:
Michael Frante - Rock the Nation
The Coup - Everythang
The Ethiopians- Train to Skaville
Nara Leao and Elise Regina - Chega de Saudade
Black Eyed Peas - Don't Funk w/my Heart
Atmosphere - Nothin But Sunshine
Prince Paul - Vexual Healing
Michael Frante - Do You Love?
Chuck Prophet - Dying all Young
MIrah - Cold, Cold Water
Sean Paul - Like Glue
Dawn Penn - NO, No, no
Jorge Ben - Se, Segura Malandro
Serge Gainsbourg - Bonnie and Clyde
Big Star - September Gurls
Josh Rouse - 1972
Five Blind Boys of Alabma - You've Got to Move