SoundCloud is fucked. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $70 million in debt funding—basically a loan from various investors—in order to stay in business.
Chances are you’ve signed up to at least one streaming service—but are you making the most of the best-quality music on offer? A quick audit of your apps can boost both streaming and downloaded bit-rates, so you’re always assured of the highest fidelity audio flowing through your pricy headphones to your eardrums.…
Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund with the help of his longtime business partner and president of Roc Nation, Jay Brown, according to a new report from Axios.
In what might just be the saddest business deal of all time, mobile carrier Sprint announced Monday that it has acquired a 33 percent stake in Jay Z’s music streaming service, Tidal.
Back in September 2015, Prince released his album Hit n Run Phase One exclusively through Tidal. At the time, the late musician lauded the streaming platform’s commitment to “the effort that real musicians put in 2 their craft 2 achieve the very best they can at this pivotal time in the music industry.” That all went…
Tidal, Jay-Z’s struggling subscription music service, more than doubled its losses in 2015.
Pandora is trying valiantly to stay afloat in a sea filled with competitors like Spotify and Apple Music, and now the company has tapped music legend Questlove to help rescue it from the murky depths of irrelevance.
In June, Apple was rumored to be in talks to purchase Tidal, although a Tidal spokesperson denied those claims. This afternoon the king of tech, Kanye West, suggested those claims might be true on his Twitter account, urging Apple to “give Jay his check for Tidal.”
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is in talks to acquire Tidal, also known as Jay-Z’s music streaming service that lets you listen to Kanye’s music a little bit earlier.
All the Tidal talk had me revisiting one of my favorite artists, only to realize Garth Brooks does not have a single song available for streaming or download—except a couple of duets.
Did you listen to Beyonce’s hottest new record? Maybe watch her hour-long short film? If you have, then it’s very like because you signed up for Tidal. Which begs the question: is Tidal starting to actually win?
So, the grand experiment that is Tidal continues to be a rousing success. A Kanye West fan is now suing the artist and the service for using what he alleges are deceptive marketing practices to trick people into using Tidal.
After insisting rather strongly that his new album, Life of Pablo, would never be available outside of Tidal, it appears that Kanye West has finally backed down. Just in case you haven’t already torrented the hell out of the album already, Life of Pablo is now also available streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and…
Jay Z is mad. Why is Jay Z mad? Because he threw $56 million at Tidal, the oft-controversial streaming service that even his own friends are slowly backing away from. With things maybe not going exactly according to plan, Beyoncé’s husband has decided he can’t take it any longer, and the businessman has started…
Remember that Tidal subscription you got to listen to Kanye’s new album The Life of Pablo? Turns out not all of that Mr. West’s definition of “exclusive” is somewhat looser than most.
The Life of Pablo has been downloaded over 500,000 times since its release on February 14, according to TorrentFreak.
Tidal failed to beat Spotify. Now it’s taking on Netflix. Jay Z’s streaming app is launching two original television series. On to the next one!