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No doubt 2017 was a great year for hip-hop. According to Variety hip-hop made up 40% of the top 1000 most streamed songs of the year. Hip-hop was also the leading genre of song consumption with 20.9%.
The leaders of the pack were none other than Drake and Future. Drake being the number 1 streamed artist with 6 BILLION streams for the year. Following behind was Future with 4.2 billion streams. The two both dropped fire projects, Drake with More Life and Future with his self-titled album.
Funny thing is the two are both rumored to drop new albums in 2018. Who knows if they do drop these project they might help the two keep their streaming title for 2018.
We can’t forget to also mention that Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” was the most streamed song of 2017 with 555.2 million streams.
There’s no telling what hip-hop will accomplish in 2018.
Peep some posts below that Drake shared on IG that suggest his future project.