Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen Launch New Joint Podcast

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44th President of the United States Barack Obama and music icon Bruce Springsteen joined for a series of conversations that will air on Spotify in a new exclusive original podcast. Visit for more information Variety reports Renegades: Born in the USA will be an eight-episode podcast featuring the two “in deep and revealing conversation,” […]

Future Salutes Drake for Hitting 50 Billion Spotify Streams

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At this point, we all know Drake is a titan, can even lay claim to a spot in the top all-time rappers. On Monday, Drake was acknowledged as the first artist in history to hit 50 billion streams on Spotify. Visit for more information Some of those streams came alongside Future, who hit Twitter […]

Drake Hits Another Streaming Milestone

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The legend of Drake continues. Visit for more information At this point in his illustrious career, the OVO honcho is one of the greatest artists to ever walk the planet. According to Funk Flex and arguably many others, he is the greatest rapper of all-time. And rightfully so. The work speaks for itself. Since […]

The Kid LAROI Stars in Mini Doc for Spotify’s RADAR

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Spotify’s global emerging artist program, RADAR, has announced their latest artist partnership with 17-year-old Los Angeles via Australia rap sensation The Kid LAROI. Visit for more information Just last week, LAROI dropped off his deluxe mixtape F**k Love (Savage), which debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #3 on Spotify’s Top Global […]

‘The Joe Budden Podcast’ Set to Depart Spotify in Mid-September

'The Joe Budden Podcast' Set to Depart Spotify in Mid-September

The relationship between the good brothers of The Joe Budden Podcast and streaming giant Spotify is all but over. In Wednesday’s episode titled “Views From The Spot,” Joe led a discussion detailing the end of their relationship for now after the upcoming six episodes. Visit for more information Speaking alongside co-hosts Rory, Mal, and […]

Kim Kardashian West and Spotify to Launch Criminal Justice Reform Podcast

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Kim Kardashian West inks a new deal with Spotify to draw more awareness to Criminal Justice Reform and those who face wrongful convictions. Kardashian-West has worked with the non-profit group, the Innocence Project, for the past several years. The group works to exonerate wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA tests. Through this initiative, she has financed […]

Joe Rogan Signs Exclusive Podcast Deal With Spotify


Spotify is continuing to build its podcasting platform and in doing so just added one of the most popular pods on the market. Joe Rogan’s podcast The Joe Rogan Experience will stream exclusively on Spotify starting September 1. Visit for more information Rogan landed a multi-year licensing deal with Spotify at an undisclosed price […]

Spotify Creates Two Playlists Inspired by ‘The Last Dance’


During the run of The Last Dance, fans have enjoyed how the music of the docuseries has been perfectly crafted. In response, Spotify has launched two curated playlists in partnership with ESPN and Netflix for you to enjoy the sounds even when the series concludes each Sunday. Visit for more information The Last Dance […]

Travis Scott & Kid Cudi’s “THE SCOTTS” Break Spotify’s Global Streaming Record

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Just after it’s debut two days ago, Travis Scott and Kid Cudi’s new single, “The Scotts” is making waves and breaking records on Spotify. The song originally was used in Travis Scott’s virtual Fortnite concert set and is now available on all music retail platforms. Visit for more information With currently trending artwork by […]

Joe Budden Podcast Taking a Break Due to Coronavirus


Joe Budden, Rory and Mal will be on hiatus for the foreseeable future as the Joe Budden Podcast is taking a break due to the coronavirus outbreak. JBP dropped episode 334 on Tuesday which will be the last episode until further notice. Visit for more information “We’ll be back,” 1/3 of the JBP, Mal […]

R. Kelly’s Streams Increased by 16 Percent Since Docuseries Premiere


R. Kelly is caught up in controversy ever since the premiere of part one of the Surviving R. Kelly docuseries that highlights sexual abuse allegations against him. But that hasn’t stopped people from listening to his music. Visit for more information The Blast confirms that the singer’s Spotify streams surged by 16 percent since […]

Aaliyah’s Discography to Reportedly Hit Streaming Platforms in 2020

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Its been 18 years since Aaliyah’s untimely passing and her fans have been fighting ever since to keep her legacy alive by advocating for her discography to be available on streaming platforms. Visit for more information The singer’s debut album is the only one available on streaming platforms because it wasn’t released under her […]

Tekashi and YNW Melly Got 1B Streams Each on Spotify While Behind Bars


Two of Hip-Hop’s biggest stars reached a billi while behind bars in 2019. Visit for more information Tekashi 6ix9ine and YNW Melly have both been streamed a billion times on Spotify, which was reviewed at the end of the year and posted on DJ Akademiks IG page. Tekashi held it down with 61 million […]

JAY-Z’s Discography Has Returned to Spotify

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If you are a Spotify listener, you can celebrate JAY-Z’s 50th birthday by playing all of his classics on the streaming service. Spotify’s hit the Twitter timeline to reveal the entire catalog by Hov is back for listening. Visit for more information Until today, there was only a select couple of albums that you […]

Spotify Celebrates First Writing Session in NYC with ‘Butter Cafe’ Event


Spotify hosted fans in Brooklyn for an intimate set that brought out rising names in R&B, alt-soul, jazz and hip-hop called Butter Cafe. Visit for more information The event was headlined with performances by Mere and Georgia Anne Muldrow, with additional performances from Braxton Cook, Eric Harland, Matthew Steves, Taber, and Harish. An additional […]