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Kanye West Blames Rivalry Between Apple and Tidal for Lack of New Collaboration With Jay Z

Thursday October 20, 2016 8:19 am PDT by
During the Seattle leg of his Saint Pablo Tour, Kanye West was reported as calling out the rivalry between Apple Music and Tidal as the main factor behind the reason why there won't be a sequel to Watch The Throne, his 2011 collaboration with Jay Z. The main reason appears to be Jay Z's ownership of Tidal and the streaming company's ongoing rift with Apple Music, which he previously said was negat...

Kanye West Wants Meeting Between Tim Cook and Jay Z to End 'Beef' Between Apple Music and Tidal

Saturday July 30, 2016 8:31 pm PDT by
In a series of tweets sent out this afternoon, musician Kanye West claimed that the schism between Apple Music and rival streaming music service Tidal is negatively affecting the music industry as a whole. West is one of the artists closely aligned with Tidal, who's also one of its co-owners, along with the likes of Jay Z, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Jack White, and others. In three...

Kanye West Releases Single 'Famous' From New Album on Apple Music [Updated]

Monday March 28, 2016 6:19 am PDT by
Although Kanye West's entire new album, "The Life of Pablo," remains exclusive to Tidal, the artist recently released a single onto rival services like Apple Music, Google Play, and Spotify (via Pitchfork). The song available is called "Famous," and is described as "a sinister reflection on fame - featuring a Rihanna hook and brilliant samples" by the Editor's Notes on Apple Music. The...

Kanye West Says New Album Will 'Never' Be Available Through Apple Music

Monday February 15, 2016 4:00 pm PST by
Kanye West's latest album, "The Life of Pablo," is available exclusively on Tidal, the Apple Music rival service created by Jay Z. According to West, he has no plans to offer "The Life of Pablo" through other streaming services, including Apple Music, instead intending for it to be a permanent Tidal exclusive. In a tweet shared this afternoon, West said "The Life of Pablo" will "never never...