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Acceptance of Mixtapes Changes as Profits Grow

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Acceptance of Mixtapes Changes as Profits Grow

Acceptance of Mixtapes Changes as Profits Grow

Acceptance of Mixtapes Changes as Profits Grow

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Aspiring hip-hop artists often get attention through so-called mix tapes - collections of music that are put together by a DJ and sold on CDs at street fairs, independent music stores and on the Internet. The DJs generally don't buy the rights to the music, and recently, a DJ was arrested for violating copyright laws.

From Youth Radio, King Anyi Howell reports.