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Before Dr. Dre and DJ Yella produced Straight Out Of Compton, before Greg Mack and the KDAY Traffic Jams radio show and before Ruthless Records went multi-platinum, it was a teenage Dr. Dre (then known as The Master of Mixology) making amazing mixes of early rap tracks on cassette as far back as 1985. These were the days of The Radiotron, the 'Cabbage Patch' dance, and the b-boy inspired hip-hop documentary Breakin' and Enterin'. Produced in bulk on cassette and sold at open air markets across Los Angeles, the Dr. Dre mixtapes were ostensibly 4-track 'mash-ups' of all the newest and dopest records of the time. They had simple photocopied covers but they were raw... and they were incredible.