Despite a new ruling to increase songwriters’ streaming pay by nearly 50%, they’re still drawing the short end of the artistic stick.
"I wrote, produced, mixed, mastered, and engineered one billion streams on Spotify."
From Post Malone to Young Nudy, here's every hip-hop artist over 1 million monthly listeners, ranked.
"I’ve heard the prayers."
'Stoney' was released 12 months ago. 'Revival' was released 12 days ago.
"If Spotify is just feeding easy music to everybody, where does the art form go?"
But nobody had a better streaming year on Spotify than Ed Sheeran.
“The streaming services have a bad situation, there's no margins, they're not making any money.”
Lil Uzi Vert must be rolling in the money, right? Well, not exactly.
"Mumble rap just takes off faster...If you're a more lyrical artist, it’s going to take you a little bit more time."
The downside of digital abundance is a lack of novelty.
The internet giveth and the internet taketh away.
It's no surprise to see Drake, Future and Kendrick Lamar at the top of this list, but how 'bout Eminem?
The debate about Spotify has been about compensation, but the true story is influence.
Finally, a ranking of all hip-hop artists by monthly listeners.
Hint: It's not the indie creators that helped build the platform into the giant it is today.
Mad at Hov for taking his music off of Spotify and Apple Music?
Unlike Apple's deal with Chance for 'Coloring Book,' Spotify is looking to play the long game.
Reason No. 1: It’s fake.
You're being screwed by the label, but Spotify can't say this because the labels are their partners.
Jay is bidding big for Prince's unreleased musical vault, but will it be enough to save TIDAL?