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Jay Z Joins Instagram, Makes First Post & Then Deactivates Account

Yesterday marked an important day in music history. All over the world, stars and fans of the late great "King of Pop," Michael Jackson, paid homage to the fallen icon in the form of social media messages for his birthday. In honor of the musical ...

Prince Compares Record Contracts To Slavery, Defends TIDAL

In a private meeting with 10 journalists at his Minneapolis studio on Saturday night, Prince discussed some of the hot topics on his mind in the music industry. No phones or recording devices where allowed in the studio at all, so only a few quotes ...

Birdman Sues TIDAL for $50 Million Over Lil Wayne's 'Free Weezy Album'

Though Birdman was just named in an indictment that alleges he was involved in a plot to kill Lil Wayne, he's showing no attempt to make amends with his former "son," who's still fighting to free himself from Cash Money Records. If that lawsuit ...

Neil Young Removes Music from Streaming Services, Cites Awful Audio

Neil Young has joined performers such as Taylor Swift and Prince in removing his music from the majority of streaming services, however he cites audio quality and not financial elements for the decision. The godfather of grunge has always been an ...

Jay Z's TIDAL Price Drops with Family Bundle Plans

TIDAL has announced it is offering a family plan with discounted prices as an attempt to try and lure new users to the service. Jay Z's streaming service is reacting to the moves by other services like Spotify, Apple Music and Rdio, which offer ...

Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adding 9 Percent Charge to Audio and Video Streaming

Residents of Chicago are already well familiar with the city's taxes on various forms of entertainment, and now those taxes will be passed along to streaming services such as Spotify for music and Netflix for video. The "cloud tax" will be 9 percent.

Soundcloud Introduces 15,000 Play Limit on API Embedded Tracks

Amidst all of the pressure from other major streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and TIDAL, Soundcloud has found itself struggling to keep up as it attempts to resolve its ability to monetize the content on its platform without alienating its ...

Lil Wayne's 'Deal' with Jay Z Just TIDAL Promotion; No Roc-A-Fella

Lil Wayne announced over the weekend that he had "signed a deal" with Jay Z, which had many predicting that Weezy's next chapter would be with Roc-A-Fella Records, once the current Cash Money lawsuit fiasco blows over. Alas, the rapper's manager ...

Hot 97's Summer Jam To Be Streamed Exclusively On Tidal

Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert is right around the corner and Tidal just announced that the legendary festival will be streamed exclusively on the service.

Lil Wayne Drops New Song 'Glory' on TIDAL, Announced as New Co-Owner Alongside Jay Z, Beyonce

Lil Wayne is the latest big name musician to jump onto the Tidal wave. Yesterday (June 3), the "Start a Fire" rapper was announced as the latest co-owner of the streaming service and he debuted a new track "Glory" exclusively on the site ahead of the ...

Sony Music Has 'No Plans' To Pull Beyoncé From TIDAL Catalog

Contrary to prior rumors and reports, Beyoncé is not in jeopardy of having her catalogue of music pulled down from the music service she has invested in and the one her husband owns, TIDAL. This according to a statement by Sony Music CEO Doug Morris ...

Could Beyonce's Music Get Pulled from TIDAL? Sony, Streaming Service in Negotiations for Big Payout

Beyoncé is the first lady of Tidal, if you will, as the wife of owner Jay Z. But soon, her discography may not even be available on the streaming service. A new dispute between her label Sony Records and Tidal may mean that her catalogue will be ...

Jack White Pens 'Music is Sacred' Poem; Claims it's Not About Tidal

Just days after tackling the value of music in a Q&A, Lazzaretto rocker Jack White penned a poem magnifying those reflections titled "Music is Sacred" and posted it to his Third Man Books official site.

Jack White Defends TIDAL: "It's Not About The Rich Getting Richer"

The story of newly relaunched streaming service TIDAL has been one of ups and mostly downs thus far in its fledgling nearly two-month old lifespan. The Jay Z-acquired company has faced a constant stream of criticism not necessarily for the product, ...

Jay Z Bad Mouths Spotify, Honors B.B. King During Tidal X: B-Sides Concert at Terminal 5

Saturday night at New York's Terminal 5 marked the first of two Tidal X: B-Sides shows hosted by Jay Z, where the rapper trash-talked Spotify and used the gig to honor the late B.B. King.

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