DatPiff

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DatPiff
DatPiff logo.png
Type of site
Digital Music
Available in English
Headquarters U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Marcus Frasier
Key people
  • Kyle "KP" Reilly (EVP, Head of Music)
Revenue Increase $2.3 million (2011 est.)[1]
Employees 10[1]
Website datpiff.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 9,525 (June 2016)[2]
Registration Not required
Users 15,000,000+
Launched 2005
Current status Active

DatPiff is an online mixtape distribution platform owned by Idle Media Inc. It was launched in 2005 and is headquartered in Pennsylvania,[1] it specializes in hip-hop, rap, and urban music.

They have also received major sponsorship deals from companies such as Nike and VH1.[3]

Features[edit]

A key feature of DatPiff is that unregistered users are allowed to download for free any mixtape uploaded to the site that has been Sponsored - i.e. funded by the artist or label. Registered users are permitted a limited number of downloads of non-sponsored mixtapes per day. Premium paid users have an unlimited number of downloads of any mixtape. Mixtapes may be streamed by any user. Premium content may also be purchased.[citation needed]

Users register as an artist or fan - the key difference being that artists upload their work to the site while fans may only listen to these works.[citation needed]

DatPiff has mobile applications for iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry, and WebOS.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Idle Media Inc". Bloomberg Businessweek. 
  2. ^ "datpiff.com Site Overview". Alexa. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Idle Media Inc". Investors Hub. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

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