Beanie Sigel Talks about Possible Roc-A-Fella Reunion & More

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Freeway Ricky Ross, Freeway and Beanie Sigel recently visited Monie Love on BOOM 107.9 in Philadelphia where they discussed the Roc-A-Fella reunion at Jay Z’s Tidal B-Sides show in New York City last weekend. Monie asked if there will be a State Property reunion and if there would possibly be a Jay Z collaboration in the future and […]

Jay Z to Fans at Tidal Show: “Only One They Hating On Look The Same As You”

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Jay Z puts Tidal on his shoulders during a special 2-night engagement Since I started writing about music in the 2010’s, I’ve seen some pretty crazy moments. I was there when Q-Tip brought out Kanye West for a crowd of a few hundred people in Brooklyn. I caught Outkast on their reunion tour (twice). I was […]

Jay Z Reunited with Roc-A-Fella at the Tidal B-Sides Show Last Night

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Last night was one for the ages in the lengthy, successful career of Jay Z Jay Z’s new streaming service, Tidal, has been criticized so heavily in the first couple months of its relaunch, its new owner has dived into the image re-shaping process, tweeting and doing interviews about the media’s misconceptions about his new […]

Jay Z Addresses Tidal Criticisms on Twitter

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Jay Z offers perspective on Tidal’s early struggles Last week was a rough one for Tidal. Several media outlets pointed to the fact that the Swedish streaming service–purchased by Jay Z in January, and re-launched with the help of several high profile superstars in March–was “failing,” and had dropped out of the Apple App Store […]

Jay Z’s TIDAL is Struggling in Early Stages

It’s still early, but Tidal’s prognosis isn’t a good one Just a month ago, Jay Z was joined on stage by some of the biggest names in music, including Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Madonna and Rihanna, as he re-launched TIDAL, the Swedish music streaming platform he acquired for $56 million during the […]

Apple Requesting Exclusive Tunes To Boost Beats Music Sales


In the increasingly crowded world of music providers, Apple is looking to distinguish themselves from their competition by asking artists for exclusives streaming deals. The recent request from Apple to major music artists is an effort to help their streaming music arm, which is Beats Music. Since it was bought in 2014 for $3 billion […]

OP-ED: I’m No Fan of JAY Z’s Streaming Platform, Tidal.. Here’s Why


Disclaimer: The following thoughts are my own and do not reflect the views of The Source Magazine. On March 30th JAY Z, accompanied by 15 of the most successful musical acts on the planet, rolled out the second iteration of Tidal – a music streaming service set to rival Spotify, Pandora and the likes. Labeled a game-changing “movement” by the Roc Nation head […]

Jay-Z Removes ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Album From Spotify

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The Hip Hop mogul and Tidal co-owner pulls his debut album from the top free music streaming site Jigga did not lose any time promoting his Tidal site as the new music streaming site, churning out premieres from Mrs. Carter’s “Die With You” and Rihanna’s “American Oxygen” exclusively on Tidal, Hov still has another trick […]

Here’s The CDQ Version Of Rihanna’s “American Oxygen”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_363lBa9xk Rihanna debuts a new record in between games at the Final Four Last night was a huge one in the basketball world–Duke will face Wisconsin in tomorrow night’s National Championship as a result–but Rihanna provided a pretty cool intermission. Just before things got tipped off at Lucas Oil arena in the Kentucky/Wisconsin matchup, Rih […]

Jay-Z Is Going To NYU To Speak About Tidal

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Students will get the opportunity to ask Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z questions about Tidal, his new music stream service If you’re a student at New York University, you received an e-mail with the subject “Jay-Z at NYU TODAY!” The Brooklyn native will be accompanied by TIDAL executive Vania Schlogel, and is expected to speak about the music industry […]

Stream Jay Z’s “Special Announcement” Press Conference Live

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The next big addition to Jay Z’s business palette is about to be unveiled For much of the 1st quarter of 2015, TIDAL–the Swiss streaming service that is expected to immediately compete with Spotify, Rdio and Beats Music–has been discussed feverishly, thanks to the man that recently purchased it. Tidal’s parent company, Aspiro, announced that […]