My Mixtape

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment Oakland producer and musician Tahajiye Edwards, aka Tahaj the First tells us why he chose this song by Andy Bey.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Karen Musalo, director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco tells us why she chose this song by Bob Dylan.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Eric Chow tells us why he chose "Beta Love," by Ra Ra Riot.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Walter Hood, an artist and designer who renovated the Bayview Opera House, tells us why he chose "Padded Cell," by Seal.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Pete Nowlen, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, tells us why he chose this popular ballad.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Natasha Huey tells us why she chose "Some Kind of Wonderful," by Joss Stone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Molly Raynor tells us why she chose "Feeling Good," by Nina Simone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, comedian Stroy Moyd tells us why he chose "Danza Kuduro" by Reggaeton artist Don Omar.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, playwright Star Finch tells us why she chose the song "Hey," by KING.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Gemikia Henderson, video coordinator at the RYSE Center in Richmond, CA, tells us why she chose 2Pac's song "Changes."

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Kia Nichole, an artist associated with Sunset Youth Services and Upstar Records tells us about her song "Growing Insecurities," a remix of Tink's "Treat Me Like Somebody." 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Giovanni Rafael Arriola Avilucea tells us why he chose "Ralph Lauren Rugby S--t (feat. HBKCJ)," by Richmond, CA rapper Iamsu.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, activist, musician, and educator Melanie DeMore tells us why she chose "Willow," by Joan Armatrading.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Joanna Haigood, artistic director and co-founder of Zaccho Dance Theatre tells us why she chose the theme to "Cinema Paradiso," by Ennio Morricone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Krissy Keefer, founder and artistic director of Dance Brigade in San Francisco tells us why she chose "Testimony," by Ferron. 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, dancer, artist and activist Spulu tells us why he picked the Trackademicks remix of  E-40's "Tell me When To Go."

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Micaya, the founder of San Francisco International Hip Hop Dancefest, tells us why she picked Meshell Ndegeocello's cover of "May This be Love," by The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Melonie Green, artist and curator and radio host tells us why she chose "Dionne," by Osunlade.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Gretchen Atwood,  author of the book “Lost Champions: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football’s Color Line” tells us why she chose this perennial pump-up song by Survivor.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Kelly Atkins from Kitka tells us why she chose this song by the Georgian choir Tutarchela.  

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Mark Glaser, founder and executive director of MediaShift tells us why he chose this song by Bob Dylan that Adele covered on her first LP.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Tamara Perkins, director and producer of the documentary film "Life after Life," tells us why she chose this cover of The Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane" by Canadian band The Cowboy Junkies.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Brontez Purnell, a member of Blank Map, a Bay Area collective of queer Black artist-performer-musicians, tells us why he chose "I Hate Your Guts," by Loli & The Chones.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Oakland, CA based visual artist Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh tells us why she chose "Exit Music (For a Film)," by Radiohead.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, local filmmaker Amir Soltani tells us why he chose "Sultan Qalbam Tu Asti," by Ahmad Zahir.

My Mixtape: "Mathematics," by Mos Def

Nov 21, 2016

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, San Francisco rapper Khafre Jay tells us why he chose this Mos Def track.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, director of the Poetry for the People program at UC Berkeley, Aya de Leon, tells us why she chose this song by Ibeyi. You can watch the video for the song here.  

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Alexandra Augustin tells us why "Rebel Girl," by Bikini Kill is her choice for us.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Bill Gould from Stanford, Ca tells us why he chose "Daahoud," by Clifford Brown and Max Roach.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Oakland resident Gina Gold tells us why she chose "Breathe Me," by Sia.

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