TikTok perpetuates nepotism in the music industry – The Daily Free Press
Before TikTok rose from the ashes of its predecessor, Vine, we didn’t know short, viral videos could create such sustained internet fame in the way it has. Now, TikTokers like Charli D’Amelio have all but become a household name.
Charlie D’Amelio’s older sister Dixie and another TikTok star Addison Rae have recently taken advantage of their celebrity status and set their sights on the music industry. With the far reach of their social media fame, these stars can unlock opportunities in practically any area they want to pursue, whether that be fashion, beauty, podcasting, modeling, acting or music.
Dixie D’Amelio and Rae have since released singles that have been widely critiqued as mediocre, but have still earned a spot on the Emerging Artists chart with…