Soundcloud Expands Its Premier Creator Offerings For Selected Artists

Soundcloud is rapidly expanding this year.

On Thursday, SoundCloud announced an expansion of its invite-only Premier monetization and development platform for creators that will include expanded editorial, marketing and promotional opportunities.

With these expansions, Premier creators are now eligible to be featured on the “Fresh Pressed” feature on SoundCloud’s homepage and spotlight promotions across SoundCloud’s social media channels, as well as email newsletter placements, and platform-wide audio and video promo spots. The artists will also be considered for SoundCloud-sponsored promotions, brand partnerships and live showcases at events like SXSW festival. Continue reading

Stream ‘PRhyme 2’ One Week Before its Officially Released

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PRhyme is back, baby

Royce da 5’9 and DJ Premier’s PRhyme 2 album is set to release next week. But, thanks to NPR, you can stream the project now in its entirety.  

The 17-track album is the official follow-up to the duo’s critically acclaimed 2014 album. PRhyme 2 features appearances from A-list spitters like Roc Marciano, Rapsody, 2 Chainz, CeeLo Green, Big K.R.I.T., and much more.

WATCH: Royce Da 5’9 Spit an Epic 10-Minute Freestyle on Hot 97

Royce talked to NPR about the project and revealed something interesting. He wanted to have Lil Uzi Vert appear on the album, but two couldn’t get “together schedule-wise.” Continue reading