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The moment Jay Z revealed his plans of being a partner with TIDAL and how the streaming service will be a platform in which artists will be able to receive more money for their streams. On top of a bigger cut for the artists, this platform was a way to be able to expand their creativity by using the platform for exclusives, podcasts, etc. Even though the success of TIDAL, it seems as if the streaming service will be having to deal with certain accusations that have come to the light. The streaming service is being accused of allegedly altering the streaming numbers for Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo and Beyonce’s Lemonade.
Norwegian Newspaper has conducted a year-long investigation where they claim that there was proof of a hard drive allegedly owned by TIDAL where according to their investigation there were billions of rows of TIDAL date of times and song titles, user IDs and country codes. If the investigation actually withholds truth after the investigation is complete, the company could face some major turmoil.
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