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  1. The Economy of Mixtapes: How Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. Figured It Out (Listen)

    September 20, 2011 3:30 PM EDT On Feb. 13, 2009, the mixtape paradigm shifted. Aligned with Lil Wayne, the then-unsigned Drake, who'd spent the few years before releasing buzzy mixtapes (rapping over hits), unleashed his almost entirely original mixtape "So Far Gone.& ...

  2. Backbeat: Billboard, Target Celebrate With CAA, IDJ, Pitbull, Busta Rhymes, Estelle @ Pre-VMAs Dinner

    August 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT The Bangs: Grammy-winning singer Estelle (left) and Tracy Nguyen of Industry Public Relations (Photo: Brian Dowling) Target, Billboard magazine and Translation Advertising joined forces Saturday night at Wolfgang Puck's steakhouse Cut in Beve ...