News featuring Kanye West

The following news stories mention Kanye West. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 9 hours ago.

’15 Mar 30 Mon

Monday 30th March

  • Jay Z Unveils Tidal, Names Kanye, Daft Punk, Drake as Co-owners

    Jay Z has gone all-out with the launch of his Tidal streaming service. He officially unveiled the platform with a live-streaming event in New York City today (March 30), and it featured a bevy of stars coming together and declaring a new world order of sorts. Of course, a lot of this is hyperbole and marketing, but it seems that Tidal really does take a slightly more artist-friendly approach. Most significantly, the company is actually owned by musicians, since supporters like Kanye West, Rihanna, Daft Punk, Drake, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Arcade Fire, Jack White,...

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  • Artist-owned streaming service TIDAL promises to “re-establish the value of music”

    Ownership group includes Jay Z, Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, Kanye West, Jack White, Daft Punk, Beyoncé, and more.

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  • Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

    Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro’s streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn’t stop him from rolling out his rebranded product today with lots of fanfare from his famous friends. Rumors before the 5PM livestream suggested that Jay’s newfangled Tidal would be launched with exclusive content from many of […]

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  • The Haxan Cloak Accuses Jay Z's Tidal of Ripping Off His Music

    Jay Z got some high-profile help launching his Tidal streaming service this morning (March 30) with celebrities like Kanye West, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jack White, Coldplay and Madonna joining in a viral social media campaign and changing their profile pictures to a blue background to show their support for the new service.   One artist who likely won't be changing his profile picture is the Haxan Cloak. The UK-based electronic musician (real name Bobby Krlic) has called out Hova's new business on Twitter, accusing the streaming company of ripping off his music in an ad without...

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  • See Jack White, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Madonna, & More Looking Serious In A Promo For Jay Z’s Tidal

    Jay Z is not playing with his big rollout of the streaming service Tidal. After many big stars tweeted their support last night, those same stars have shown up in a new 30-second spot for the service’s big relaunch today. In the ad, we see a collection of luminaries — Jay, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Jack […]

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  • Kanye West to Play Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest

    Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest announced the initial lineup for the upcoming 2015 edition of the annual music festival last week, but today (March 30) organizers have added a huge-name headliner to the already stacked list of performers.   Kanye West will be playing a headlining set on Friday, July 10.   He'll be joining the previously confirmed list of performers which includes Interpol, Iggy Azalea, Run the Jewels, Chance the Rapper, Future Islands, Chvrches, Alvvays, Purity Ring, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Charles Bradley, the Tragically Hip, Bahamas, Arkells, Black Mountain, Hawksley Workman,...

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  • Jay Z Announces Details of New Streaming Service With Help From Kanye, Coldplay, & More

    Kanye West, Beyonce, Coldplay and more tease the announcement of streaming service relaunch.


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Friday 27th March

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