About Fletcher: How Spotify ‘Playlisting’ Turned an Unknown Into a Star

Cari Fletcher still remembers the moment in 2015 when she got discovered, as show business aficionados like to say. The 25-year-old, New Jersey-born pop singer was working at a music publisher, helping to scope out independent artists, when Spotify featured one of her tracks. The music streaming service had splashed an image of her face […]

Legendary Hip-Hop Act De La Soul Protests Streaming Deal For Its Classic Albums

For years, De La Soul has been one of hip-hop’s most elusive acts–at least online. The Grammy-winning trio is responsible for several crucial and critically beloved albums, including 1989’s debut 3 Feet High and Rising, which in 2011 was selected to join the Library of Congress archives. But De La Soul has a minimal presence […]