The singer has made her albums available via TIDAL, which is part of the streaming music service Jay’s S. Carter Enterprises purchased earlier this year.
The Verge called his company’s purchase of Swedish streaming company Aspiro, which controls TIDAL and WiMP, his attempt to “take on” Spotify. Of the two, only TIDAL is available in the U.S. and U.K. currently, offering streams in a higher quality format than Spotify and other streaming services, but the monthly subscription fee is also twice as much.
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Swift has not yet released a statement, but connecting the dots it seems that Jay Z must pay better than Spotify. He’s a business, man.