Tag: Jay Z

Jay Z Sells 33% Of Tidal to Sprint

Jay Z bought Tidal 3 years ago for an investment of $56m. Which he has co-owned along with his wife Beyoncé, and other stake holders such as Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Dead Mouse, Kanye West, Jack White and Daft Punk! And now Sprint, which is owned by Japan’s Softbank, are estimated to be paying …

Prince’s Company sue Jay Z’s Tidal over catalogue streams

Prince’s record label has sued superstar rapper Jay Z’s entertainment company for copyright infringement. According to court records, Tidal has been illegally offering the late musician’s tracks on it subscription-based streaming service. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday by NPG Records through the United States District Court in Minnesota. It claims that Jay Z’s Toc …

Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service Tidal Is Losing Millions

Jay Z bought the music streaming company Tidal for $56 million last year, and since then he has struggled to turn a profit. The idea behind Tidal was simple: the streaming company would offer high-fidelity sound, and would benefit from exclusive music and videos from artists like his wife, Beyoncé as well as friends like …

Exclusive Music Is Bad For Fans, Bad For Artists, And Bad For Music Streaming

Early this week, Kanye West had a short outburst on Twitter concerning what he called the “beef” between Tidal and Apple. This “beef” Kanye spoke of is the two streaming companies’ competitiveness over securing artist exclusives. West released “Life of Pablo” in February exclusively on Tidal, which lead to a massive number of people (who …

Apple Looking to Purchase Jay Z’s Tidal, Which Could Reinvigorate Apple Music.

Apple is reportedly in talks with rap mega-star Jay Z to acquire his music streaming company Tidal. The deal, if it goes through, would be beef up the Apple’s Streaming service Apple Music. By acquiring tidal, Apple would gain access to a portfolio of popular musicians that are friends and associates of Jay Z. However, …