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Drake is Spotify’s 2018 Most-Streamed Artist

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Drake continues to do right and kill everything in 2018. After scoring another No. 1 record with Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode,” Drake has now been reported as Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2018. Altogether, the Scorpion rapper piled on 8.2 billion streams this year, with “God’s Plan” being the No. 1 streamed song of 2018. His […]

Drake, Rihanna Tops Spotify’s 10th Anniversary Charts

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Spotify launched in October 2008, and it undoubtedly changed the way people experience music. In celebration of their 10th anniversary, the streaming service released an all-time great list called Decade of Discovery. Most Globally Streamed Artist of all Time 1. Drake 2. Ed Sheeran 3. Eminem 4. The Weeknd 5. Rihanna 6. Kanye West 7. […]

Wiz Khalifa to Re-Release ‘Cabin Fever’ on Streaming Services

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It’s been more than seven years since Wiz Khalifa released his Cabin Fever mixtape and the collection remains one of his best bodies of work. Not long, it will be available for your musical pleasure on all streaming platforms. On Monday (Oct. 1), Rostrum Records, the autonomous name that was once home to both Wiz […]

Ancestry and Spotify Unite to Create Playlists Inspired by Your Origins

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If you are curious about your family history and choose Ancestry to learn about it, you will soon be able to merge your DNA with music. Ancestry and Spotify are working together to curate playlists that are a mix of your personal favorites, currently popular and music that ties into your personal ancestry. “It’s so […]

Chance The Rapper to Headline Upcoming ‘Rap Caviar Live’ Show

Chance The Rapper to Headline Upcoming 'Rap Caviar Live' Show

Rap Caviar Live is returning for its first show of the Fall season and announced Chance The Rapper as the official headliner for the show set for September 29th at the Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to Chance The Rapper, Sheck Wes, Tierra Whack, DJ SpinKing, and […]

Nicki Minaj Adds Tekashi 6ix9ine Collaboration, ‘FEFE’ to ‘Queen’

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After Kanye West promised that “Ima fix wolves” after The Life of Pablo was released, updating an album after it dropped has become a common practice in Hip Hop. Nicki Minaj announced that she was going to fix the introduction to her album but considering that she already released the visuals, it may stay as […]

Drake Becomes First Artist to Gain 50 Billion Streams

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Drake is currently the first artist to ever cross the 50 billion mark for streaming across all global streaming platforms. The new record comes shortly after Drizzy accumulated 1 billion streams in a week, and broke both Apple Music and Spotify’s first-day record. The news was confirmed by Republic Records Media, which represents Young Money, Cash […]

Warner Music Group Sold 100% of Their Stake in Spotify

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Warner Music Group has sold their entire stake in streaming giant Spotify, which equates to $504 million. Variety reports the news was revealed in an earnings call on Tuesday morning (Aug 7). Steve Cooper, CEO of Warner Music Group, revealed the sale will provide $126 million to artist accounts for their June 30 royalty statements. […]

Spotify Taps Pharrell Williams to Curate ‘Black History is Happening Now’

Spotify Taps Pharrell Williams to Curate 'Black History is Happening Now'

Legendary artist Pharrell is collaborating with Spotify to highlight the continuous contributions to American history be Black People. In a campaign called Black History is Happening Now, the tandem will release content digitally to celebrate achievement and inspire Black female creatives. The initiative is planned to celebrate Black History beyond February and united with the […]

Spotify Users Request Refunds, Threaten Cancellation Due to Drake Support

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Everywhere you look in the past week Drake has been there with his Scorpion album. For Spotify users, his presence was so frequent that it was seen as excessive and has some users thinking about abandoning the streaming service altogether. After the release, Drake appeared to be the Spotify poster child as he was the […]

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Breaks Spotify Single Day Streaming Record

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When every major album drops there appears to be a record that is conquered on Spotify. Drake’s latest Scorpion is the latest to break records. Packed with 25 songs total over two sides, the latest solo effort from the OVO head honcho is broke the opening day streaming record for Spotify, which was recently owned […]

Spotify CEO Admits That Anti-Hate Policy Banning R. Kelly, XXXtencion Music Was “Rolled Out Wrong”

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Spotify‘s CEO said Wednesday the music-streaming service could have done a better job informing the world about its playlist ban, conceding the company “screwed up.” Earlier this month, Spotify initiated a new policy addressing hate speech and hateful conduct that lets the music-streaming service remove music or artists from its service or bury them without […]

Spotify May Reportedly Restore XXXTentacion’s Music

Spotify May Reportedly Restore XXXTentacion's Music

Just two weeks after pulling XXXtentacion’s music, Bloomberg reports that Spotify is considering restoring his catalog. The streaming service announced their new hate content and hateful conduct policy, which seems to be aimed at artists with accusations of sexual misconduct and violence. X was charged with the aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, false […]