Choose one of the three forms below to get into contact with us.
If you’re interested in joining forces and collaborating with us somehow, want to be a contributor to something we do, interested in advertising with us, want to become a sponsor/partner for a show on our podcast network, or something clever we haven’t thought of, please drop us a message.
Do not send any type of musical placement, submission, or musical promotion inquiry on this form. Use our submission form.
If we’ve uploaded your music and you want us to remove it, we will happily do so.
Please know that our intent is to promote you; not exploit you. Remember, we’re a blog/brand built by artists for artists. Our current music playlisting system allows you to gain exposure to our ever-growing hip hop loving fan base while you automatically monetize your content from our uploads. This is done by using YouTube’s content ID system that searches for all instances of your music on YouTube’s platform, and automatically assigns you to get paid from it. It’s a great system that we hope becomes more streamlined in the future because many people still don’t fully understand it. Contact your digital distributor to make sure that you’re properly set up.
If you still want us to remove your content, please fill out the form below and we will remove it within 12 hours (usually within 1). We’ll also add you to our internal list of artists/labels to not support in the future so that you don’t have to worry about your content being shared on one of our channels.
Music Submissions are currently: Closed
If you have music that you want to reach a large hip hop fan base, we have a few options to help you promote and monetize your music.
WE OFFER THREE OPTIONS
PLAYLISTING / NO COST: You submit your song, video or full project stream that you’ve uploaded to YouTube, we listen to it and see if we like it, and if we do we add it to 1 of 3 different YouTube playlists we curate. We don’t charge for previewing your music to potentially land on our playlist(s), or for putting it on there.
PLACEMENT / PREMIUM: You submit your music and if we like it we will make a custom video of your song or project and upload it to one of our YouTube channels. We will also add your music to any relevant playlists we curate, and push to both our social media and YouTube subscribers. Cost ranges from $5-30.
PROFESSIONAL CRITIQUE: Get a thorough private review/critique of your song via Fiverr from our founder/chief editor. Not only have we blogged over 12,000 posts within a decade’s time, we heard probably 10x that amount of music come through our channel. This service is offered to highlight your strong and weak points.
STEPS TO GET FEATURED
Step 1: Submit your music using the form below. We review it.
Step 2a: If you’re submitting for playlist, we add it if we like it. The end.
Step 2b: If you’re submitting for a placement, we’ll reply if we like it.
Step 3: If we like it, we’ll email you an info form and purchase options.
Step 4: You fill out info form, select visual share date, and purchase.
Step 5: We make your visual and schedule your release.
Step 6: Your release goes live on the date/time selected.
Step 7: Promote the music! The better you promote, the higher the algorithm will rank the visual.
Please do us a solid and do not submit the same submission twice. We got it.
Our premium placements have a potential reach of over 50,000+ real hip hop fans, and you can expect between 100-500 views within the first couple weeks. This number is often higher depending on art quality, features, and how much you utilize our platform to promote yourself. We’ve seen submissions collect a couple hundred to thousands of views, and as high as 80k. Our initial subscriber viewership can propel artists higher in the algorithm than on a channel with little to no viewership. We suggest you promote heavily within your own platforms and combine with ours to get the most out of our fanbase.
If you have your YouTube content ID on through your digital distributor, you will automatically collect money from every stream you receive on our channel. Our goal/intent has always been to find unique ways to support talented artists, and now we support the artist with both exposure and potential monetization.
BREAKDOWN / PLACEMENT COSTS TRANSPARENCY
1 – Base Placement Cost: We charge $5+ depending on the time slot you select your music to be released. Why the cost? Since YouTube only allows us a few push notifications to our subscribers per 24 hours, and we have a full release schedule (and also don’t want to spam our supporters), we reserve certain time slots for popular releases and our exclusive content. Because popular uploads increase our subscriber base, and that is what fuels our growth, certain times are a premium.
2 – Putting Your Content Together Cost: In addition to the base placement cost, we charge $0 for a music video, $5 for a song, and $20 for a multi-song project. This cost is for us to: get your music: download the song/project, convert the audio for the video effects, create artwork for the video, render the video out to our format, upload your content to our channel, fill out the description with your details, add time stamps, and to schedule a time for it to release. This is the part that takes a while, thus the fee.
Brass Tacks – We don’t charge for playlisting/pushing to social media, but if you want us to make/upload/schedule a video to live on our channel and also reach our YouTube audience, you’ll pay between $5-30 depending on your submission type, channel and date. This isn’t pay-to-play. We only share what we like. You’re paying for our time.