||This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. (June 2015)|
|Headquarters||Leesport, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Revenue||$2.3 million (2011 est.)|
|Owner||Idle Media Inc.|
|Alexa rank||2,775 USA (January 2013[update])|
|Type of site||Digital Music|
For a decade now (est. 2005), DatPiff has been the go-to place for mixtapes online and said to be the "innovators" of the digital mixtape. DatPiff is host to all of the popular free mixtape releases online and worldwide from artists like Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, P Diddy, TLC, Rihanna and many more. DatPiff's ten most popular mixtapes exceeds 20.1 million downloads. Their most popular release to date is Dreamchasers 2 by Meek Mill with over 4 million downloads. DatPiff helped catapult such artists as Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Kid Ink, Logic, and Chance The Rapper into super stardom with the release and rollout of their debut projects. They have also received major sponsorship deals from companies such as Nike and VH1
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.
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.
Press coverage and recognition
Forbes Magazine covered DatPiff in 2011 in the article "Datpiff: How Love For Mixtapes Grew To Lil Wayne Levels", remarking on its rapid growth and featuring of major artists. It describes the site as "the envy of anyone trying to build an online entertainment community".
DatPiff is annually selected by The Source Magazine as one of the most powerful sites online.
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