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  • How Challenging Will it Be For Jay Z’s Tidal to Survive Apple Music?

    Jun 11, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Now that Apple Music is setting the stage for launching at the end of the month, talk is starting to surface about whether Jay Z’s Tidal music-streaming service can survive the coming invasion. As noted by TheWrap.com, Tidal has been struggling to a proper foothold in the music-streaming landscape since it’s all-star re-launch in March. […]

  • Jay Z Blasts Critics and Competitors of Tidal at B-Sides Concert (Watch)

    May 18, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Jay Z blasted his critics who are coming for his struggling streaming service Tidal at his Saturday night “B-sides” concert at Terminal 5 in New York. Jay kept a promise to fans. He offered special content to Tidal subscribers — including  performing three decades of hits in a show that streamed live for them; He gave out […]

  • Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service Tidal Barely Making a Splash

    Apr 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *It’s been some rough seas so far for Jay Z’s new streaming service Tidal. The mogul purchased the company from Swedish parent Aspiro for $56 million in January, believing music streaming is where the industry is headed. (Money generated from streaming shot up 39 percent last year, helping digital music match physical sales for the […]

  • Jay Z Responds to Criticism of Pricey Music Streaming App

    Apr 4, 15 by Deron Dalton 4 Comments

    *Jay Z responded to the criticism about TIDAL, the music streaming app he purchased for $54 million with silent partners. Black Twitter, fans and critics blasted high and mighty artists who focus on making money by charging them $20 for hi-definition music over issues impacting the Black community.

  • Taylor Swift Leaves Spotify; Joins Jay-Z’s Music Streaming Service

    Mar 26, 15 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Taylor Swift ditched Spotify, protesting its free services, to join the music streaming service, Tidal, owned by rap mogul Jay-Z, according to The Verge. Jay spent $56 million to purchase the Swedish tech company Aspiro. It services are available in dozens of countries, but it only has 500,000 subscribers, 17,000 of which are on Tidal.

  • Jay Z Bids $56.2M for Subscription Streaming Service Aspiro

    Jan 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Jay Z just expanded his business portfolio with the addition of a subscription streaming service…in fact, the rival of popular streaming service Spotify. According to Billboard, the mogul has purchased Aspiro, the Swedish parent company of two subscription streaming services, WiMP and TIDAL. The offer of 464 million Swedish krona, or $56.2 million, represents a […]