Hulu has ordered RapCaviar Presents, a docuseries from Spotify that is inspired by the popular playlist on the music platform. The series will explore major cultural topics from the perspectives of some of today’s top hip-hop artists.
RapCaviar is a Spotify-generated playlist that is centered on modern hip hop and rap music. With over 12 million followers as of October 2019, it is the most popular rap-related playlist on Spotify, and the second biggest playlist overall after Today’s Top Hits. Similar playlists include Get Turnt, Most Necessary, Signed XOXO, and Mellow Bars.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Premiering later this year on Hulu, RapCaviar Presents will feature superstar music artists like Tyler, the Creator, Jack Harlow, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Saweetie, and Roddy Ricch.
Karam Gill (Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine) serves as executive producer and creative director alongside co-EPs Av Accius (Murder in the Thirst) and Marcus A. Clarke (Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali). Steve Rivo (You’re Watching Video Music Box) is attached as the showrunner. Gill, Keith McQuirter, Peter J. Scalettar, Farah X, and Mandon Lovett will also serve as episodic directors.
Spotify executives Carl Chery and Liz Gateley, as well as IPC co-founders Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman, oversee creative for the RapCaviar Presents series on behalf of their respective companies.