Tag: hip-hop

Seven Developments in Recorded Music in the 2010s (and the Songs that Defined them)

Posted on 6th November, 2019 by Zach Fuller in Cardi B, Cultural Insight, Drake, Hip-hop, Innovation, Music Charts, Music Product Strategy, Music Streaming, Music Streaming Strategy, Post-genre, Recorded Music, Streaming and The Weeknd

Decade retrospectives are almost doomed to fail. Assess the 60s in 1969 and you would have likely overweighed the influence of Grand Funk Railroad compared to The Velvet Underground. When…

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Technology Roots: Why Hip-Hop and Dance Leaves Rock Behind in the Streaming Era

Posted on 19th August, 2016 by Zach Fuller in Apple, Apple Music, Chance The Rapper, Drake, Frank Ocean, Hip-hop, Kanye West, Music Business, Music Streaming, Music Technology, Spotify, Streaming, The Weekend and Tidal

The Tidal, Spotify and Apple Music exclusives Cold-War reveals something telling: from Drake, to Chance the Rapper, Frank Ocean and The Weeknd, the quest to garner exclusives has been done…

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