With countless volumes in their renowned series of Hip-Hop and R&B compilations, and several acclaimed special projects under their belt, Tapemasters Inc., “The Strongest Team in the Streets,” has rapidly ascended to the forefront of the music industry’s Mixtape circuit. Possessing a solemn commitment to their craft, not to mention an incomparable knack for assembling outstanding mixtape productions, Tapemasters Inc. essentially has what it takes to make a substantial impact on the status of today’s music industry.
Month after month, Tapemasters Inc. consistently brings forth mixtapes featuring only the most sought-after and exclusive new music, freestyles, mash-ups and unreleased tracks. As a result, this has lured dozens of the music industry’s leading and most distinguished artists to host their projects. Among them, Kanye West, Ludacris, Cam’ron, Lil’ Wayne, Akon, Rick Ross, Styles P., Ghostface, Plies, John Legend, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Ciara and many more. As well as collaborations with Hot 97’s DJ Envy, DJ Smallz, Big Mike, The Empire and DJ Fine$$e. Tapemasters Inc. projects have received recognition in reputable entertainment outlets such as MTV’s TRL, Direct Effect, and Mixtape Mondays, VH1, BET, and publications ranging from XXL to New York City’s The Village Voice. They have earned the award of “Best R&B Mixtape DJ” at the 2006 10th Annual Mixtape Awards, “Best Mixtape Duo” at the 2007 SEA Awards. Hip Hop Weekly Magazines “Top 3 Mixtapes of the Year 2007”, and are recipients of Blender Magazine’s coveted “Download of The Year” title of 2004. Tapemasters Inc has been instrumental in “breaking records” first, that went on to become Billboard #1 singles. As well as, breaking new artists in the Mixtape scene, such as Lupe Fiasco, Chris Brown & Cassie. In addition to their projects, Tapemasters Inc. has produced live mix shows on AOL Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio.
A New York-based Mixtape and promotions company, Tapemasters Inc. was established in January of 2004, founded by the production duo, Lexx & Wexx. Having been familiar with the mixtape industry for over a decade and with extensive experience from working on assorted mixtape projects, Lexx & Wexx combined their resourcefulness and know-how to initiate a promotional vehicle of their own. Their objective was to build a brand that specialized in, but was not limited to, Hip-Hop and R&B, yet could trigger reactions within the mixtape game and in mainstream markets, while providing the perfect outlet to promote music and artists. When deciding that the right time to launch their brand was finally upon them, they tenaciously pursued the opportunity, sparing neither effort nor expense.
What elevates Tapemasters Inc. over the bulk of commodities on the mixtape scene is a refusal to compromise the desired results of their mixtapes, as well as an obligation to satisfy quality-seeking fans in a music industry where standards are frequently questioned. Each of their mixtapes is comprised of several exclusive tracks, exceptional cover artwork, superior sound quality and mixing, and is free of the “talking” typically heard on mixtapes. Intuitive and attentive to what the streets want to hear, the Tapemasters Inc. trademark is to indulge listeners with a high-quality product. Inevitably developing trends in music through the release of greatly anticipated tracks, their patterns of mixtape production tend to influence the mainstream music market. Their ability to foreshadow what the future holds in store for music provides Tapemasters Inc., “The Strongest Team in the Streets”, the strength to remain a valuable asset to the music industry.