ATD16 – The Don

Akira The Don

  • Uploaded on
    September 22, 2008
  • Recorded at
    Don Studios IV
  • Produced by
    Akira The Don & a ton of American Geniuses
  • Mixed by
    Akira The Don


For more information,
including sleevenotes and individual sharing options
click the track titles.


  1. DJ CityScape
    September 23, 2008
    11:16 am

    aww damn. this means acapellas soon. I'm excited.


  2. The Badsnake
    September 23, 2008
    5:49 pm

    Eleven In My Mind Still :p

    That Twinz line is all kinds of

    Nice work Akirus

  3. P$
    September 23, 2008
    6:45 pm

    I like it. Shout out the office listening crew.

  4. Legion
    September 23, 2008
    8:07 pm

    Best Mixtape I've heard since the DJ Drama/Ludacris one quite a while back, the new album title's awesome also!

  5. David G Smith
    September 23, 2008
    10:32 pm

    Got my pre-ordered copy of 'ATD16 – The Don' in the post this morning and I've got to tell you all… it's F**KING great stuff!!!

    Well done again, ATD…

  6. Pel
    September 23, 2008
    10:45 pm

    Got my copy… good stuff.

  7. Moose
    September 24, 2008
    3:16 am

    This has been on loop on my iPod continuously.

    Akira, this is the bee's bollocks!


  8. Zeph
    September 24, 2008
    8:06 am

    This is what happened last time, I check your site and see how everyone is loving their pre ordered mixtape and mine still ain't here! I fucking hate Canada Post! >:(

  9. DJ CityScape
    September 24, 2008
    9:48 am

    same here zeph…. I'm all the way in san francisco.

  10. Karl
    September 24, 2008
    10:10 am

    Ditto for Norway!

  11. Karl
    September 24, 2008
    5:06 pm

    Yay yay, hip hip hooray!

    My package has arrived today,

    I'm now all happy with smiles of joy!

    I feel like such a lucky boy!

    A lovely T-shirt, just for me

    and the brand new mix CD!

    I'm listening now with my new tee on

    and truly,

    we are all…THE DON!

  12. Akira The Don
    September 24, 2008
    5:46 pm

    That’s been my favourite slogan to paint so far Karl….


    I am having an Andrew WK day. Who’s with me?!

  13. Karl
    September 24, 2008
    6:22 pm

    Cool, I think my pop’s was pretty good too – I IS THE DON.
    And what about my lovely poem? Yeah OK, not up to your standard of rhyming but still, spur of the moment, not bad!
    Didn’t seem to be any cartoon or signed poster in with my package though as per you pre-order promise?!

  14. thesvenhunter the Do
    September 24, 2008
    6:40 pm

    I am the Don. But I don't have a T-shirt. I want a T-shirt.

  15. Will
    September 24, 2008
    9:26 pm

    Hazy Shade of Winter godammit! I knew it would come to me.

    Wicked work, ATD. Bloody lovely mixtape.

    Every day is AWK day. I was at a band audition the other day and someone popped in on their way to see him at Madame JoJos to pick up a fat one for AWK to blaze pre-show.

  16. thesvenhunter the Do
    September 24, 2008
    11:37 pm

    there's also a live review of the following evening's event:


  17. Dave The Don
    September 25, 2008
    1:33 am

    Yes ATD! Seeing my t on here made my life! ATD16 is EPIC! I love Akira The Don! Wooooo!

  18. James The Don
    September 25, 2008
    9:29 pm

    haha. After seeing the post above I couldn't help but throw I Get Wet in for a bit. Back to The Don now though. As always it's awesome! Going to be on repeat for a long, long time.

  19. Sophie
    September 25, 2008
    11:56 pm

    it is seriously awesome

  20. cripesonfriday
    September 26, 2008
    6:03 am

    Got it this morning, lovely penmanship I have to say, Gracie will be thrilled in later life to see a cd with multi million selling artiste extraordinaire Akira The Don's own handwritten sleeve with her name on.

    Great album too BTW

  21. SG
    October 1, 2008
    12:54 am


    mine come on saturday.

    100% awesomeness.

  22. ben groover
    October 1, 2008
    7:22 am

    aay aahy wha gah dud-t F ATD isnt on itunes….. gah lol all thats on itunes is a rather old album.

  23. Ms Codex
    November 9, 2008
    11:41 pm

    A brilliant collection of tracks, as usual (having a lot of fun with the sample spotting).

    And big thanks for the additional artwork!

  24. Deskie
    January 4, 2009
    1:42 am

    oi. your vocals miss the tune a lil bit here n there akira..a little flat. mad beats all around though. sounds good

  25. Dark Enigma
    November 20, 2010
    9:00 pm

    Hey Adam, gotta thank you for this album personally, so many heart hitting songs on this one. “My life” and “bladed” really hit me. thanks for bringing this album out!

    you gotta do a remix to Toto – Africa!

  26. Anonymous
    November 22, 2010
    11:41 am

    Thanks D.E.! Africa is in the top 5 best loops ever. Curren$y and Wiz hit it recently: http://www.akirathedon.com/blobblog/listen-wiz-khalifa-x-curreny-huey-newton/

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