Presenting: Revolution Summer Mixtape 2020

It’s summer, and though it is a summer unlike any other that most of us can recall, it is still a time for deep reflection about how we can deepen spiritual, intellectual, and most importantly, physical healing to our communities. In the eye of the storm, the nexus of a global pandemic, violent racist oppression, and a schooling system that is fatally flawed, we are thrilled to learn about the incredible work in which educators and activists are engaging. The Mixtape is an institution in Hip Hop. The mixtape was the first way that we, children of the Hip Hop Generation, learned about who the new and rising artists were. The mixtape was how we learned that our favorite, sometimes well-established artists were experimenting with new ideas, methods, and collaboration. The mixtape was an adventure. The mixtape represented not only what WAS in Hip Hop, but what was coming, and what COULD be. Finally, the mixtape was a way to know who you could spend your dollars on.

In the coming weeks, we will drop mixtape tracks to serve as the soundtrack of your Revolution Summer. They will provide a backdrop of what you can be thinking about, incorporating, and implementing. They will be lil teasers to encourage you to consume more content by these creators, these philosophical artists, these spirit healers. Enjoy.