Digital Distribution

Urbanlife is a full service worldwide distribution channel for independent artists and record labels. We distribute and publish your content to every major online retailer, streaming service, music application and mobile carrier. In addition, we offer sales of your physical products (CDs, DVDs, clothing, and other related items) to independent retailers, including Rapbay.com.

We turn emerging artists into established artists every week, and we are always looking for new artists to work with. We collect your royalties from each service/retailer, generate a monthly report of your earnings, and pay you every month.

Take a look at all of the services where your music will be sold:

iTunes
iTunes is the premier marketplace for digital downloads, dominating the digital landscape with 80% market capitalization. They offer DRM-free MP3 downloads for albums, singles, or ringtones, and play your music on iTunes Radio.
Amazon
Amazon is the world largest online retailer. Their store sells DRM-free MP3s to the largest audience on the internet. Amazon MP3 also licenses its MP3s to be sold in the Myspace Music Store.
Google Play
Google's venture into digital music has spawned the Google Play Store, the largest competitor to the iTunes Music Store. Users can purchase MP3s on a desktop computer or any Android device.
Apple Music
Apple Music is a new streaming service launched in place of Beats by Dr. Dre that was recently acquired by Apple. The service is integrated into iOS and accessible from any Apple device in the world.
YouTube
YouTube is the largest video-sharing website in the world, using 13% of the entire internet's traffic. This is the easiest and most popular way for fans to hear your music. YouTube also recently released it's own music streaming service, Music Key.
Shazam
Shazam is popular music discovery app available on mobile devices. Users can play a song, run Shazam, and the program retrieves the artists and the title of the song. This is a great tool for users to identify and purchase your music.
Slacker Radio
Slacker Radio is an interactive internet radio website and application. They put your material online and promote your music to a wider audience. They also license your music to other internet radio services.
Telstra
Telstra is Australia's Comcast, the largest telecommunications and media company down under, providing music and entertainment through their vast networking capabilities.
Cricket Wireless
Cricket Wireless is one of the various mobile service providers that we distribute our catalog to. They provide a free online streaming service for their wireless customers.
Xbox Music
Xbox Music is a separate division of Microsoft's Xbox department, providing music to all Xbox users. Users can create their own playlists, share with their Xbox friends, and stream music while they are playing video games.
eMusic
eMusic is an online music and audiobook store that operates on a subscription model. Users can download a select number of tracks to their media players per month.
JPay
JPay is the premier downloading service for federal prisons and penitentiaries. Inmates can purchase and download content directly to their JPay Player while incarcerated.
Spotify
Spotify is a growing streaming service where users can curate and share their own playlists. A free tier allows anyone to listen, while premium subscriptions have a monthly fee.
Metro PCS
Metro PCS is one of the various mobile service providers that we distribute our catalog to. Metro PCS's clients can listen to music on their devices without using any other third party music service.
7 Digital
7 Digital is a publicly listed B2B and B2C music and radio platform. They license their catalog to various other music services such as Guvera, Samsung & Blackberry.
Deezer
Deezer is a web-based music streaming service. Deezer works with dozens small companies and is entrenched in other services, like Smart TVs and other products like Google Chromecast.
Gracenote
Gracenote is a licensing and internet-accessible database with track listing information for CDs and vinyl records. They manage and keep all the metadata regarding your releases.
Neurotic Media
Neurotic Media provides developers with tools to integrate their music catalog to their website or application. Neurotic allows companies to create their own purchasing experience and e-commerce store front.
Omnifone
Omnifone is an independent provider of cloud-based music services to consumer electronics vendors, mobile carriers, and internet service providers such as RIM, Sony, & HP.
AOL Radio
AOL Radio is a subsidiary of Slacker Radio, using their catalog and metadata to play your music. AOL Radio lets users search for content with over 200 free stations, where users can find a station that matches their music taste.
AMI
AMI works in the bar and restaurant industry, providing entertainment through digital jukeboxes or video systems in thousands of different locations across the United States.
Meo
Meo is a Portugal-based music streaming service available on the web and in applications on mobile operating systems. Users can download their proprietary application and stream music for a monthly fee.
Simfy
Simfy is a major music subscription service available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland & South Africa. They developed their own application to be accessible for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.
Verizon Wireless
Verizon is the largest telecommunications service provider in the U.S. and one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the world. Verizon serves over 125 million subscribers across the globe.
WiMP
WiMP, owned by Aspiro which was recently acquired by Jay-Z, is an international streaming service available in Denmark, Germany, Norway, Poland and Sweden.
Tidal
Tidal, also owned by Aspiro, is another emerging streaming service based in The United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, The Netherlands & Luxembourg.
Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio is a pioneer in satellite radio serving over 73 different music channels across the US and Canada. After merging Sirius Radio with XM Radio, the company is now the largest radio company in the United States.
iHeartRadio
iHeartRadio functions as both a music recommender system and a radio network in the United States that is available online, via mobile devices, and select video game consoles
N Music
N Music is a white-label service that boasts over 1 million subscribers across its various applications (MEO, Sultn, Etc.) spanning from Portugal, to Nigeria, to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Bell Media
Bell Media is a mass media subsidiary of the Canadian-based telecommunications company, Bell. Their service, Bell Media Radio, is available across North America online and on various mobile devices.
CD Universe
CD Universe is an e-commerce website that offers CDs & MP3s downloads along with a variety of other music-related products. This was one of the top 200 merchants on the internet in 2010.
Guvera
Guvera is an online music streaming service with over 9 million active users. Guvera is available online, and various mobile devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows OS.
Freegal
Freegal is a downloadable music service from your local library, where access to content is limited to patrons of subscribing local libraries.
Blinkbox
Blinkbox is a Guvera-owned and UK-based video on demand and music streaming service with its own dedicated online portal and mobile applications.
KK Box
KK Box is a widely-popular streaming service that operates in asian countries such as the Philippines Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Japan.
MediaNet
MediaNet offers MP3 or AAC downloads and streaming of audio content across the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Mix Radio
Mix Radio, formerly owned by Nokia, is a free-standing music streaming service that allows free streaming in over 31 countries, including Austria, Italy, China, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, the United States, and Vietnam.
Napster
Napster was first a popular, yet illegal, peer-to-peer file sharing service, and has since reconstructed its service as a legal alternative to other streaming services based in the UK.
Juke
Juke Music is an independent streaming service with applications available online or via any mobile device. Their service currently provides music to Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Belgium & The Netherlands.
OK Music
OK Music is an online e-commerce outlet for consumers to purchase CDs or MP3s. This Japan-based website caters mostly to consumers in East Asia.
Recochoku
Recochoku has developed from a CD-based e-commerce website based in Japan to now entering the digital landscape with streaming music available to anyone with access to their online service.
Virgin Music
Virgin Music is another service for users to find popular and upcoming music, where they can also purchase music from their record stores.
Sultn
Sultn is an Arabic music streaming service that allows users to download, stream and share music across various platforms.
Yandex
Yandex is the Google of Russia, operating the largest search engine in the country, while also developing multiple online services and tools for consumers.

Artist Spotlight

Davina

Davina has propelled her career and set a standard that all independent artists should aspire to emulate. She is a hard working and successful artist with a true presence in the latino hip-hop community. Her latest album, Welcome To My Realm, is available now on Rapbay.com, iTunes, or the Google Play Store.

HD of Bearfaced

HD's career started with Urbanlife and he has grown his own label into a model for independent artists. His background and insatiable work-ethic combine for a great story, and his catalog proves it. His latest release, Team Guapale, is available now on Rapbay.com, iTunes, or the Google Play Store.

Ampichino

Ampichino is a widely known artist hailing from Akron, Ohio, having released several collabo albums with Bay Area greats The Jacka and Berner. He recently started hosting mixtapes of local up-and-coming talent. His latest release, The Eulogy, is available now on Rapbay.com, iTunes or the Google Play Store.

Stevie Joe

Stevie Joe, an original member of Livewire, has always had a presence both in the studio and the streets. Everyone heard his chorus on the track "Ready To Ride" after Marshawn Lynch played it after Super Bowl 48. His latest release, Lovewire Vol. 4, is available now on Rapbay.com, iTunes or the Google Play Store.