KAYTRANADA Uploaded His Earliest Mixtapes to Celebrate a Historic Grammy Win

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KAYTRANADA Uploaded His Earliest Mixtapes to Celebrate a Historic Grammy Win
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The Montreal producer revives his old Bandcamp page with an expansive collection of hard-to-find instrumentals and remixes.

With his first two Grammys in the bag, KAYTRANADA appears to be taking a victory lap by revisiting some of his earliest work.

Today, the Montreal producer uploaded several batches of remixes and instrumentals, some dating back as far as 2010, when the producer had yet to settle on his current name. Across six mixtapes, the producer (then known as Kaytradamus,) showcases the years of sample-heavy and hyper-swung hip-hop production that preceded his revival of house music, which culminated in a historic win for “Best Dance/Electronic Album” at this year’s Grammys (and as the first black producer to ever take home the award.)

The producer shared two volumes of remixes, featuring edits — that have become increasingly difficult to find over the years — of songs from Floetry, Black Sheep’s Dres, Kanye West, Erykah Badu, Fugees, Ghostface Killah, Fat Joe, JAY-Z, The Notorious B.I.G., and other luminary artists. There are also four other mixtapes, including the producer’s towering 28-song debut mixtape, TERIPHIKNESS. All of these projects are currently living on the producer’s Bandcamp page. But not for too long. Per a tweet from earlier in the day, the tapes will be up for “a limited time.” So hear them while you still can.

The archival drop follows the release of “Designer Frames,” a new song from KAYTRANADA and longtime collaborator, Mick Jenkins.

Hear KAYTRANADA’s debut mixtape, TERIPHIKNESS, below. Head over to his Bandcamp page to comb through his back catalog and hold tight for his next transmission in the weeks and months ahead.

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