Report Alleges Tidal Faked Streaming Numbers for Beyoncé and Kanye West Albums

Tidal, the Jay-Z-backed streaming service that is supposed to put artists first, might’ve gone a bit overboard with that mantra. The Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports that in 2016 the streaming service falsified and inflated streaming numbers for Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo and Beyoncé’s Lemonade …

Listen to the Full Version of the Kanye West Cover Used in the New Westworld Trailer

The first season of HBO’s Westworld had a lot of standout qualities, but one of the coolest style tricks it regularly used was placing unexpected versions of pop songs in key scenes—like an orchestral version of “Paint it Black” during a shootout, or the player piano plinking out “Black Hole Sun” as Maeve prepared to…

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