And It Begins… Jay Z Pulls Albums Off Spotify And Youtube But Will #Tidal Succeed?

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Jay Z Pulls Music Off Spotify And Heads Over To Tidal

Will Jay Z’s latest music venture, Tidal take off or flop like Memphis Bleek’s rap career? Hov is taking his destiny into his own hands and removing his albums from other music platforms.

Via All Hip Hop reports:

According to Watch Loud, Jay Z’s classic debut album Reasonable Doubt is no longer available on the service, but his entire discography can be streamed on the new Tidal platform.

Jay explained that one of the reasons he and numerous other musicians joined together for Tidal was because other streaming services had an unbalanced profit-sharing system with the artists. He spoke about the payout structure during a Q&A at NYU.

“You guys may have seen some of the stats like, Aloe Blacc had a song that was streamed 168 million times and he got paid $4,000,” said Jay. “For us…

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