Kanye West doesn’t just want to acquire his masters, “I’m going to buy Universal”

Kanye West wants to take his ‘artists owning the music industry’ approach to the next level, during his interview with Joe Rogan stating he wants to buy Universal Music Group. Kanye West recently tweeted out…

Jason Derulo makes over $75k per sponsored TikTok

In a recent interview with Complex, Jason Derulo addressing rumours that he makes $75,000 per sponsored post on TikTok, says he makes “far more”. R&B/pop musician Jason Derulo’s TikTok has taken off in recent months,…

Spotify editor explains how they pick songs for playlists

In a new monthly series of Q&As, Spotify editors respond to some of the most frequently asked questions around how they choose what music goes where. With over 25 million followers on their top list,…

Philanthrope Interview: Chillhop / Lofi / Instrumental Hip Hop (Video)

Philanthrope is a dutch lofi / intrumental hip hop producer. Here is a great interview with him about his music and influences.

Mathew Daniel Interview – Talking Chinese Music Market, Distribution, Promotion and Netease Cloud Music (Video)

Mathew Daniel is the current VP of International at Netease Cloud Music. Mathew has had a very strong music background, especially in China. Mathew was recently interviewed at Midem about the Chinese Music Market and…

Artists relive their old videos in a new YouTube series

YouTube want to delve into the minds of artists in a unique way, looking at their journey to where they are today. YouTube have partnered up with Genius, the lyrics site that looks behind the…

Deezer’s CEO wants to make their mark in 2019

Deezer have held their own whilst rivals like Spotify and Apple Music dominate music streaming and after their best year yet they’re on track to carve their niche this year. French music streaming service Deezer…

Jordan Jane talks taking his Cornwall inspired folk to the world

Jordan Jane has been crafting his talents in Cornwall since childhood and in the past year his music has propelled to a position as one of Cornwall’s most promising up-and-comers. We spoke to Jordan about…

Tips for artists in interviews from a top Billboard journalist

The more ears start opening up to your music the more attention you’ll get and eventually that catches the attention of journos – here’s some expert advice on handling interviews. Spotify have conducted a meta-interview…

EDM’s hot new duo Diviners talk inspirations, what they’d take to a desert island and escaping Poland’s music scene

With their tasty new single out today I spoke to Diviners, one of electronic music’s hottest up-and-comers shooting on to the scene. The ingredient’s making up Diviners include half a shot of Kamil Pankowski and Kamil Relikowski….