All forms of media and culture were affected by the architecture of Web 2.0. The proliferation of user-generated content was a boon to many artists. It also allowed for music and other forms of individual expression to become commoditized. As a result, a handful of publishing companies and streaming platforms became the ultimate brokers of online content.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.ipfs.io/2022-02-10-ipfs-filecoin-impact-on-music-media-culture/