TIDAL reportedly under investigation for inflated streaming data

Authorities in Norway are now investigating TIDAL over the alleged streaming number inflations that came to light back in 2016. The Jay-Z-owned company that has long been under speculation and scrutiny now faces an investigation led by the Norwegian Authority for Investigation of Economic and Environmental Crime, also known as Økokrim, according to a report from Bloombergquint. In March of 2016, TIDAL reported…

Snoop Dogg Reveals He Illegally Obtained Jay-Z’s Album

On Friday, June 30, veteran hip-hop artist Jay-Z released his thirteenth studio album 4:44.However, the only way to hear the album is to sign-up for Jay-Z’s exclusive streaming service Tidal. The only other option is to obtain the album through less-than-legal means, which is exactly what another veteran hip-hop artist, Snoop Dogg, says he did. In a video posted…

JAY-Z ANNOUNCES ‘4:44’ ALBUM EXCLUSIVELY ON TIDAL

JAY-Z will release his first album since Magna Carta later this month Someone with such an unassailable legacy as JAY-Z could walk away from making music and his place among the hip-hop greats would still be cemented. To the public eye, HOV has spent the last four years working primarily on his various business ventures…

Kanye West reportedly leaving TIDAL due to millions in unpaid earnings

It appears as though hip-hop’s golden era of The Throne is officially behind us. Jay Z and Kanye West once co-ruled rap music’s highest echelon together, though over the last several years, the two recording giants’ relationship has reportedly deteriorated. The unfolding public conflict, which included Kanye’s controversial on-stage rants during last year’s The Life of Pablo tour, seemingly culminated with Jay’s long-awaited…

FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE

FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE Jordan Asher, aka BOOTS – you may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly heard his music. I first encountered BOOTS on the second Run the Jewels album last year, featured on the tune Early. But I didn’t really know who he was until recently, after seeing…

What Do David Guetta And Kanye Expect From Hotels?

What Do David Guetta And Kanye Expect From Hotels? As ravers, we don’t really expect more than a bed and shower in our hotel, nor do we need anything else, as we’d rather spend more time at the festival or club we traveled for instead of sleeping. But that couldn’t be farther from the expectations of music’s…

BUY YOUR OWN FULL DAFT PUNK APPROVED OUTFIT FOR JUST £20,853

BUY YOUR OWN FULL DAFT PUNK APPROVED OUTFIT FOR JUST £20,853 JEFFREY YAU SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 Have you ever had the urge to dress up like everybody’s favourite French house producers? Do you and your BFF find yourselves struggling to pick a good coordinating outfit with Halloween coming up? Fear not! At the fairly reasonable price of £20,853…

HAVE YOU USED A SAMPLE ILLEGALLY? SONY/ATV WANTS YOU TO OWN UP…

HAVE YOU USED A SAMPLE ILLEGALLY? SONY/ATV WANTS YOU TO OWN UP… SEPTEMBER 1, 2015  BY MUSIC BUSINESS WORLDWIDE EMI Production Music has declared what it calls an ‘amnesty’ of samples from its back catalogue – promising not to punish artists, producers and labels with legal action or back-dated royalty claims if they come forward…