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Chicago artists continue to break barriers in the music industry. Following in the footsteps of his big homie Kanye West, Chance The Rapper’s new Coloring Book will chart on Billboard based off of streaming numbers alone. The mixtape is exclusively streaming on Apple Music, similar to Kanye’s exclusive deal with TIDAL. Despite the limitations of these arrangements, Coloring Book has […]

The 'Views' streaming debut comes to us just as Drizzy gears up his “SNL” Drakeover tonight

Jay Z appears to have thrown a curveball at rival market player Spotify, as the race to dominate the music streaming space continues.

Who runs Spotify? Ed Sheeran. Ed Sheeran has broken a new record on Spotify as the first artist to reach 500 million plays for a single song. Ed’s 2014 smash single “Thinking Out Loud” currently has half a billion plays on the streaming service. Upon hearing the news, the UK singer/songwriter released a cheeky statement: “Chuffed […]

Prince has a message for all aspiring artists — don’t sign with a major label. The legendary artist spoke with a small number of reporters…

After analyzing some 20 billion songs, Spotify has conclusively declared that hip-hop is the most popular music genre in the world. The live map, above, called…

Don’t get between Taylor Swift and her pursuit of paper. Apple Music has changed their policies with regard to artists’ compensation during their three-month trial period, after…

It’s been barely a month since TIDAL has commenced and already Jay Z‘s new streaming service is already experiencing some major waves in its administration. The…