Apple Executive Says Apple Music Will Change Their Views On Royalty Policies

Apple is dead set on launching their new streaming service. Apple Music, which will compete with Spotify and Tidal, wants to feature every artist that can be found in the iTunes store. However, once they revealed their plans to not pay royalties during their free trial program, artists like Taylor Swift wanted out of the deal. Find out why Apple has changed its mind after the jump.


(Video) Madonna Feat. Nicki Minaj – B*tch I’m Madonna

Check out new video from the iconic Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj & cameos from Beyonce, Kanye, Katy Perry & more after the jump. I guess you can do that when you’re Madonna… b*tch.


(Photo) Lil Wayne Releases New Song On Tidal

Lil Wayne has signed on to Tidal as a co-owner and dropped a new song!


(Photos) Tidal Fights Back With A Price Cut For Students!

Although Spotify and Youtube have recently been in HOV’s sights as competition against Tidal, it looks like the recent rumors that Apple is acquiring Drake and them as DJ’s has made Apple the new target for Tidal. Tidal is cutting prices in half IF you have a .edu email address, which will make there standard $10 plan $4.99(who knew they had a $10 plan…they went after $20 a month ‘Off The Rip’), and the $20 plan will be $10. On top of that, they are dropping desktop versions so students can can enjoy while studying using there laptops.


Jay Z’s First TIDAL Playlist: Kehlani, Leikeli47, Fetty Wap and More!

When Jay Z unveiled his new streaming service TIDAL earlier this spring, one of the promised incentives was curated playlists from the various celebrities that have stock in the company – from Beyoncé to Nicki Minaj, Madonna, J. Cole and of course, Hov himself. Though his wife’s has been up for some time now, Jay finally pieced together some of his favorites and released his playlist, and he’s showing love to tons of newcomers!


(Video) 50 Cent Speaks Out On Jay Z’s TIDAL! Talks Why He Didn’t Get Involved

A Whole bunch of artists of all genres have been asked about Jay Z’s Tidal over the past few weeks so it’s no real surprise that people asked 50 Cent what his views on the movement are. There pretty interesting, Hop into the post for all the details! Check Out what 50 Cent had to say about Jay Z’s TIDAL! #IFWT!


(Photos) Beyonce’s Music Being Pulled From Tidal?

We know that Beyonce is a partial owner of the streaming service Tidal, so, naturally her music catalogue would be available for subscribers. That could all be changing as Tidal finds themselves negotiating with Sony–who threatens to pull Beyonce’s entire catalogue from the service. Click more to read the full story!


Jay Z And Beyoncé Gets Backlash For Latest TIDAL Visit To Norway; TIDAL Execs Speak Out

Oh Boy! Jay Z, Beyoncé and Tidal have been receiving backlash since they made their big announcement about the music streaming service. Even with all of the heat, Jay continues to issue reassurance. However, earlier this week, he and wife Beyoncé made a visit to the Tidal office in Norway, where they took a group picture of the support staff. The all non-Black support staff. Hit the jump for more.


(Video) Beanie Sigel & Freeway Speak Out On Jay Z’s Tidal #BSides Concert & A Possible State Property Reunion!

Philly natives Beanie Sigel and Freeway stopped by Boom 107.9 to chop it up with Monie Love on her Monie In The Morning Show. Beans touched on Jay Z’s Tidal #BSides concert that went down last weekend and how it felt performing with Hov on the big stage after their lengthly public falling out. He and Freeway also gave us an insight into a possible “State Property” reunion that we can hopefully be looking forward to. Get into the full interview below!


TIDAL Refuses To Lose: Now Giving Out Free Tickets/Passes To Jay Z’s Made In America Festival

He’s doing exclusive concerts of rare material, premiering videos and songs from some of the most popular artists in the world, and now giving out tickets and passes to one of the biggest music festivals in the U.S.? Yeah, Jay Z is not playing any games with TIDAL! According to reports, the streaming service sent out an email blast on Tuesday, telling subscribers (I’m assuming the ones of the free trial) the following:

“To celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia, TIDAL is excited to offer a pair of free tickets to the first 500 subscribers to take this offer.”

TIDAL is also offering two-for-one, early bird two-day passes to new subscribers.


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