The Rolling Loud Festival is aiming to take this business to the next level with a new streaming deal.
The arrival of social media platforms midway through the last decade has brought a very different way for audiences across the globe to engage with music.
Jay Rock & J. Cole, 2 Chainz, and even Christina Aguilera check in with some banging hip-hop cuts this week.
A new app aims to completely change the way artist Market their music to get hit records.
Lil Wayne, Lil Wop Lil Dicky, Lil Pump.... the list of "Lil" rappers is huge. Here are the ones making the biggest difference.
The RIAA just released some interesting facts about CD and vinyl sales in 2017.
Music industry executive Brian Garrett of Future Star Music Group checks in with CollegeHipHop.com to shed light on the streaming business.
SoundCloud has been popular with users and successful in terms of its cultural contribution, but it has never been good with money.
If Jay-Z's "4:44" is a hit, why isn't it on the top of the Billboard charts this week?
The success of artists like Drake, The Weeknd and others could be a risk thanks to new Internet laws...
If you're a musician or rapper who makes money off streams, you BETTER be paying attention to how the money is about to be divided up!!!
Drake's big ass 2015 just continues to get bigger. The Toronto rap star was the most streamed artist in the world on Spotify in 2015, reaching a staggering 1.8 billion streams. Rihanna was the #1 female with over 1 billion.
YouTube Music has organized their massive catalog of videos, which is one of the largest on earth, with a slick interface that will surely turn into a war for customers with Spotify, Sonos, Tidal and Apple Music.
In a previous article, CollegeHipHop.com explored the new trend of “album dropping.” Artists like Beyoncé, Drake and Future, Miley Cyrus...
Tidal’s first-annual benefit concert certainly drew a crowd: 3.3 million people in 198 countries tuned in to the star-studded marathon at one point or another, reps for Jay Z's streaming service revealed.
Although he may or may not have intended to, Hip-Hop star Drake made a statement in 2015 about the current state and the future of the music industry when he unexpectedly released If You're Reading This It's Too Late.
You are playing your favorite cut. And boom. A text message comes through. Just like that you're interacting with your idol.
Eminem’s career RIAA album awards represent more than 37 million sold, across nine album releases, in the United States, while his digital single certifications surpass the 31 million threshold, counting downloads and streams and spanning 10 separate songs.
Do you want to make a career out of your passion for music? WELL, here's what you need to sell to make a little over $1,000 bucks a month. Sounds easy, RIGHT?
Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late may still be in your now playing section, but the artist is focused on what follows. At Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote, the Toronto artist took to the stage to talk about the company's new music service.
Are you promoting to traditional radio? It might be time to set your sights and put your money, on the future...
Whoaa! Could Jay Z's Deal Be In Jeopardy? Shareholders want some answers regarding Aspiro's sale!
Top 40 radio has had its share of criticism throughout the years. Here we take a look at some positive impacts of the format.
Don't sleep if you're in the streaming business, because BET founder Bob Johnson is getting into the game!