YouTube Music Acquires Spotify’s Former Head of Hip-Hop Programming

Although still relatively new to the music streaming scene, chasing down such titans as Apple Music and Spotify is, by all accounts, a tall order for YouTube Music, however, the new service recently took a step in the right direction towards respected competitiveness. Tuma Basa, Spotify’s former head of hip-hop programming — responsible for curating RapCaviar’s wildly popular playlist — has […]

Google Launches YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

After news of a possible music-streaming service being offered YouTube began circulating back in December, the long-rumored subscription music platform has officially arrived. Google has just announced the arrival of YouTube Music – their new subscription-based music-streaming platform that will debut on May 22. To join, a premium package will be offered to consumers at monthly rate of $9.99, while an […]