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Kanye West weighs in on streaming-music wars: 'Let the kids have the music'


A series of tweets from Kanye West inspires a conversation about streaming - particularly the ongoings between Apple and Tidal - and how we should monetarily value music.

This article originally appeared on LA Times

Kanye West is shown at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Listen up, everyone: Kanye West has something to say (and it’s not about Taylor Swift).

Taking a break from his and his wife Kim Kardashian’s continuing campaign against the country-turned-pop star, the outspoken rapper let loose Saturday with a series of tweets regarding a different battle: the competition between two of the highest-profile platforms in the increasingly crowded streaming-music space.

“This Tidal Apple beef,” he wrote, referring to Tidal, the streaming service owned by Jay Z, and Apple Music, is messing “up the game"...

... Read the full article by Mikael Wood at latimes.com

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