For the past few years you must have noticed that Nigerian Artistes top every chat , make impressive numbers on streaming platforms and get signed by major record labels .
Streaming farms are systems designed to increase streams and influence it into topping chats and making it go viral . Though it is being done by humans , it is regarded as fake as it alters the advantages of the music business.
Nigerian Artises like Asake , Burna Boy, Wizkid and Olamide have been accused of using Streaming Farms to top chats and make the numbers they make on a daily .
Steaming Farms inflate streams on platforms like Audiomack, Spotify , Apple Music and many other streaming platforms .
People have set up systems for that , You pay them and they cause a significant increase in your streams . A streaming farm might have over 1 million phones , millions of computers . Once an artiste drops , they use it to stream the song thereby making the streams go up at a geometric rate . This is how they cash out from these platforms , too chats and end up bagging huge deals . Nigerian rapper Blacqbonez was also accused of using streaming farms when his new single “ Back in Uni “ clocked a million views in a day .
Your favorite artistes might be making a living from Streaming farms .
They use the farms to make more money . You know the higher the streams , the more money you are paid .
They also use it to top chats across the world and gain more influence . Once and artiste spend so much time on the chats , that’s how people keep checking him out and he ends up getting so much influence.
Upcomers also use Streaming farms to get record deals . When you start topping chats and making impressive streams , record labels start rushing you . That’s how you back great record deals .
Some Record labels have been using steaming farms to Cash out too . They inflate the streams of their artistes and that’s how the tripple the revenue coming in .
Streaming farms are illegal , streaming platforms like Spotify are doing everything necessary to detect those fake streams .
We need to respect our artistes that make millions of legit streams , it is not easy . The music business is crazy and sometimes we minimize those having the real streams . We have to support our artistes and quit comparing them to artistes who might be using streaming farms .
It is illegal to buy millions of phones and computers to use it and inflate streams .Jovi is one of the few rappers that clocked a million views on a complete rap song . Few rappers do it like him. Many use Streaming Farms . You see artistes that you don’t hear their songs anywhere in the streets but they keep topping chats ? Many of them use streaming farms . ku lo sa by Oxlade was everywhere but never got to number one on iTunes NIGERIA . Some songs you couldn’t hear on the streets kept topping the chats .
Source: Zamani’s Blog