Spotify are teaming up with “the heaviest hitters and hottest emerging artists in rap” to bring their RapCaviar playlist to audiences.
RapCaviar is the second biggest playlist on Spotify boasting more than 7 million followers tuning in to hear the latest and greatest in hip-hop. Inspired by the playlist’s popularity Spotify have teamed up with Live Nation to launch a series of hip-hop concerts spanning 6 different US cities.
RapCaviar Live will debut in Atlanta with rap legends and Atlanta locals Gucci Mane and Mike WiLL Made it performing on August the 12th. After Atlanta shows will take place in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Toronto with the artists and dates to be announced by Spotify soon.
Spotify’s head of hip-hop, Tuma Basa said: “Proud to partner with Gucci Mane on this incarnation of the RapCaviar Vibe. Gucci was an early believer in what we are doing and it’s gonna be beautiful to see it manifest live. Taking RapCaviar on the road was just a dream for us a few years ago. This is an important milestone for Spotify, for RapCaviar, and for hip-hop in the streaming age.”
Special pre-sale tickets for Spotify Superfans are available now and tickets for the Atlanta show in The Tabernacle on the 12th of August will begin sale tomorrow. The tickets will be made available through Ticketmaster.