There was a time when mixtapes were loose collections of songs not good enough to make an album. Those days are over. In 2013, an age where artists recognize that the road to stardom is paved with free music, mixtapes have become full, original bodies of music in their own right.
But all that free music also means discovering something truly worth your time can be harder than finding a needle in a digital haystack. That’s where Pepsi's collaborative series with djbooth.net come in. “Mixtapes of the Month” narrows down the previous 30 days (give or take) to three projects guaranteed to ensure the month’s best work doesn’t pass you by.