Tons of big names like Beyoncé, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Kanye West, J. Cole and more have joined Jay Z’s streaming service TIDAL, but there are many other artists who have not and have zero plans on it. One such act is Mumford & Sons.
“We wouldn’t have joined it anyway, even if they had asked. We don’t want to be tribal,” frontman Marcus Mumford told The Daily Beast. “I think smaller bands should get paid more for it, too. Bigger bands have other ways of making money, so I don’t think you can complain. A band of our size shouldn’t be complaining. And when they say it’s artist-owned, it’s owned by those rich, wealthy artists.”
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