People don’t blame an all-you-can-eat buffet for providing too much food. We blame the person for overeating.
“I don't think anyone coming out now is a SoundCloud rapper.”
These numbers are exciting for indie acts, but they're also a bit misleading.
“If ['Coloring Book'] was [finished] on time, I would’ve got 20 million.”
The double album might seem counterintuitive to the world of streaming, but artists like Drake are proving it still has a place.
Despite a new ruling to increase songwriters’ streaming pay by nearly 50%, they’re still drawing the short end of the artistic stick.
Maybe it was... God's plan?
"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."
"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.”
The Gemini rides his new album to the tune of most popular rapper in the world.
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?