Many enthusiastic listeners have been unboxing their Spotify Wrapped since yesterday. Following the wave, SoundCloud also released its annual year-end review, known as The SoundCloud Playback , which ranks YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Polo G, Trippie Redd and SoFaygo, and many more rappers. massive streams on the streaming platform.
A quick glance at the great consecrations
SoundCloud’s top artist was YoungBoy Never Broke Again, and Polo G’s “Rapstar” was named “Hit of the Year”, for tracks ” Hardest Hit” and ” Longest Run “, with which he spent 7 weeks in first place and had the most fan engagements in 24 hours.
SoFayGo was named ” Best Independent Artist “, while Trippie Redd’s “Holy Smokes” with Lil Uzi Vert was named ” Jam of the Summer”. Sweely saw the strongest growth in fan engagement on SoundCloud in 2021 and was awarded the title of ” Fan Supported Artist”, while A1 x J1 was awarded the title of ” Biggest Debut of 2021″.
And the Spotify champion: YoungBoy.
YoungBoy, for his part, had a very rich year in 2021, despite his legal setbacks. In addition to being the champion of SoundCloud, his Sincerely September project , Kentrell dethroned Drake’s Certified Lover Boy from No. 1 on the Billboard. Birdman also announced Tuesday, November 30, that his collaboration with the Baton Rouge rapper From The Bayou will finally be released on Friday, nearly four years after it was originally announced.
However, YoungBoy recently told DJ Akademiks, during a discussion at the Clubhouse , that music “brings too many problems” and that he will likely be retiring soon. “I have lost the love of music and it brings too many problems,” he said. ” I have been hoping to stop making music for about a year and a half.”