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SiriusXM and SoundCloud Debut Hip-Hop Channel 'SoundCloud Radio'

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The September-only station will be heard on SiriusXM channel 105.

SiriusXM and SoundCloud have teamed up to launch SoundCloud Radio, a hip-hop channel that will air through Sept. 30. The limited-engagement channel will air hit songs from the genre that have appeared on SoundCloud, plus new music, with a focus on tracks by artists who first made waves via SoundCloud, including Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Trippie Redd and more.

SoundCloud Radio is available online or on the SXM mobile app. From Sept. 8 thru 17, the station will also be available via satellite and in vehicles, on SiriusXM channel 105.

SoundCloud Radio will also air music from newly emerging hip-hop acts, including Rico Nasty, Lil Tecca, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Don Toliver, Lil Tjay, Rod Wave, Denzel Curry, Fase Yoda and many more.

"With [hip-hop show] The Lookout by SoundCloud driving new music discovery for artists, we are hyped to be partnering once again with SiriusXM on the launch of SoundCloud Radio," R. Caiaffa, interim head of music at SoundCloud, said in a statement. "The influence of SoundCloud’s young, diverse community of artists and fans in breaking music is unmatched and SoundCloud Radio is one more way to share their influence and incredible talent with even more fans."

Louisiana rapper Fase Yoda, who recently released his single "Butterflies," said in a statement, "I’ve been working so hard for the last few years and to hear the first song I ever drop on the radio [playing on The Lookout by SoundCloud on SiriusXM] was mind blowing."

"SoundCloud is always looking out for us new artists and I can’t wait to watch other fire and deserving artists get the same opportunity for radio exposure," he added.