Music distribution company TuneCore released some startling statistics regarding Hip-Hop sales on their platform. If you have wondered why so many independent artists have had success without the help of a major, this infographic from 2014 will help enlighten your path to the top of the charts!
According to Tunecore:
· 1.2 billion streams and downloads of Hip-Hop through TuneCore since the company was founded in 2006 until 2014
· #1 genre on TuneCore by number of releases AND artist revenues
· 156.2% increase in number of streams and 161.5% increase in streaming revenues from 2012 to 2013