Uber and Spotify reportedly partnering to bring custom playlists to your next ride

It looks like Uber is taking another step to separate its service from any other car ride. The company will announce a partnership with Spotify on Monday to let passengers stream music of their choosing as they ride in style to their destination, according to two separate reports from The New York Times and TechCrunch. Uber sent out invites to the press on Friday for a conference call to announce a “first of its kind partnership” with a “special partner guest.” The invite includes a music clef, suggesting it relates to the rumored Spotify partnership.

It’s not yet clear what the partnership will mean for passengers, but a leaked screenshot of Uber’s driver app suggests that the music will play through the driver’s smartphone, which…

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