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Kanye West has reached a deal to end the legal battle over his 2016 album Life of Pablo after a fan accused him of fraud. The 41-year-old rapper was sued by Justin Baker-Rhett in 2016 after he tweeted that Life of Pablo would not be available anywhere other than on Jay-Z’s streaming service, Tidal, before later…

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Name: Willie Jones Industry:  Music City:  Born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana (aka the “318”; aka “The Ratchet City“) Genre: This Louisiana native brings a new musical style and flow to the country genre. Favorite artist: Life is too short for favorites. I’m inspired by so many artists, but originality is something that I’ve always been drawn to about an…

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Jay-Z’s streaming service has been given the seal of approval from the late “Purple Rain” hitmaker’s estate, bringing an end to their legal battle. The service will put out the material for 14 days exclusively, before it’s made available in physical form. The “Encore” rapper, who has promised to “honor Prince’s enduring legacy” says, “Our…

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After becoming a viral sensation with her hilarious “Bonnet Chronicles” series on Instagram, former “Basketball Wives” star, Tami Roman, introduced a new version of the highly successful series to TIDAL on Thursday (4/5) at 12pm ET. She’s joining a host of other popular content creators on a robust visual ecosystem of original video content and…

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Chris Webby, an independent hip-hop recording artist, let go of his party rapper image to shed light on who he has always been: an accomplished businessman and lyricist. Rolling out found out more about all the success he’s gained, and Webby’s highly-anticipated album Wednesday. Wednesday reflects Webby’s true sound and flow. The project is a…

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Jeezy continues to be one of the most consistent artists of this generation. The self-proclaimed Snowman recently released his 8th studio album, Pressure released via Def Jam. The album features vintage street poetics and major moments that will push the culture forward. To celebrate the release, Jeezy teamed up with TIDAL X for an interview…

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Mercedes-Benz and global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, have announced a long-term partnership. In the next few months, Mercedes-Benz customers who have connected their car to the Mercedes me Portal will have access to a complimentary TIDAL HiFi membership. Customers will be able to stream more than 50 million songs, over 185,000 music videos and…

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Jay-Z has announced a huge North American tour for 2017 in support of his new album, 4.44. The 47-year-old rapper will start off the run of dates on October 27 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, and will conclude with a show at The Forum in Los Angeles on Dec. 21. Live Nation is…

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The fued between Kanye West and Jay-Z has reached a new level due to a reported lawsuit filed by Kanye West. According to reports by TMZ, Kanye West sued Tidal over money that he believes is owed by Jay-Z’s streaming service. In 2015, Kanye West joined Jay-Z and several prominent artists such as Prince, Madonna,…

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This past week, Jay Z finally announced that his new album, 4:44, will be released on June 30. The album will arrive amid much anticipation; last week several posters in major cities and online materials advertised the text “4:44” and “6.30.17” without much context, leaving people confused but incredibly excited at the even the slightest hint of…

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Kanye West‘s The Life of Pablo has gone platinum, making it the first streaming-only LP in history to reach the milestone. The “Famous” rapper’s seventh studio album has been certified by the RIAA following its release last February. In total, the record has been streamed over three billion times. It comes after it became the first…

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A federal lawsuit has been filed by the record label of music legend Prince against Jay-Z and his company Roc Nation over use of the late musician’s music. According to court documents, Jay-Z and Roc Nation has been streaming all of Prince’s music since June 2016 in an epic display of copyright infringement. However, Jay-Z…

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Rap’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj has been known to ruffle some feathers throughout her career with her brazen rants and jabs at people who perpetuate sexism and racism in this world. And she continued that trend this weekend during one of her performances when she blasted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife, Melania…

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Grammy winner and philanthropist Usher hosted a press conference this past Tuesday. The event was powered by Tidal and took place on Georgia State University in Georgia. Students were welcomed into the event free of charge to hear Usher speak about social injustice, police brutality, and his newest single, “Chains.” In wake of ongoing acts of police brutality and social injustice, Usher has made it a…

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Legendary New York rapper and entrepreneur Shawn “Jay Z” Carter has “99 Problems” and one is his deal with former Tidal owners, Schibsted. Reports have surfaced revealing that the hip-hop mogul and current owner of Tidal is set to sue the floundering music streaming service’s previous owners, Norwegian media group Schibsted, for allegedly luring Jay…

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Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz are somewhat of a generational bridge in hip-hop. Both artists have solidified themselves over the past decade (two decades when considering Lil Wayne), but they have also continue to pave the way and influence the next wave of artists. The two recently released a joint album, Collegrove, to combine the…

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