A Brief History of SoundCloud Rap

When SoundCloud launched in 2007, it was initially populated by DJs who posted hours-long sets, like the much-missed collective East Village Radio. It was the new MySpace, a service where Flying Lotus posted workshop demos, and labels like Warp and Ninja Tune posted advance singles of upcoming albums. Some of the service‚Äôs earliest legal battles … Continue reading A Brief History of SoundCloud Rap