Rumors that DatPiff, the mixtape distribution web page, has shut down have been swirling spherical social media sooner than the positioning’s official Twitter account responded.
DatPiff is an internet based mostly mixtape distribution platform that specializes in hip-hop, rap, and concrete music. It was launched in 2005 and is based in Leesport, Pennsylvania.
The platform was vastly customary throughout the 2000s and helped neutral artists, along with the likes of Chris Brown and Drake, to launch their careers along with be a part of followers to new music.
Is DatPiff shutting down?
A rumor that DatPiff had shut down unfold far and intensive on-line. It appears to have started on Reddit, throughout the subreddit r/hiphop101.
The genuine publish claimed: “As of March 13th, 2023, DatPiffs website no longer responds and was already a few months prior acting really slow and unresponsive.”
“Either it was the people at DatPiff who requested it to be shut down, or their web server was suspended… Unless it gets revived, then DatPiff most likely won’t get revived,” it talked about.
A screenshot of the publish was tweeted by Twitter User @SayCheeseDGTL who has almost 675,000 followers. At the time of writing the tweet has been thought-about 1.8 million situations.
DatPiff clears up shut down rumors
After an outpour of tweets from devastated DatPiff followers responding to the rumor, which they believed to be true, the music-sharing agency took to Twitter to clear points up.
DatPiff debunked the shutting down rumors in a tweet from its official account. It confirmed: “Thanks for all the love and concerns but we promise, we are still here.”
The tweet outlined that the platform’s web page and app have been experiencing technical factors nevertheless they’re being addressed. No further particulars received regarding a timeline nevertheless followers will most likely be happy to take heed to that DatPiff’s YouTube continues to be being actively updated.
Netizens have been devastated as soon as they heard the rumors
Before DatPiff outlined what occurred, many netizens thought that the platform was gone after 18 years. Many posted tweets that discuss to the cultural significance of the positioning.