Jay Z and the folks over at TIDAL turned a usually boring Sunday afternoon on Twitter into a ‘Stream of Consciousness’ with a flurry of Tweets. The hit-making businessman (not a business…man) took to his Twitter account to set the record straight about his newly acquired music streaming service, TIDAL. The new company provides a streaming service that was set up to benefit the artist, while they musically do what they do for their fans. The service recently stumbled across some bad press, so much so that Jay felt the need to let the people know what’s really good with TIDAL via Social Media.
Aside from quoting statistics and dropping money facts, Mr. Carter let the people know that “The iTunes Store wasn’t built in a day. It took Spotify 9 years to be successful…”. It looks like it’s safe to say that there is a longevity plan in place over there at TIDAL. The streaming service is currently sitting with just under 800,000 subscriptions and will definitely hit the million mark by month’s end. He reinforced the idea that “TIDAL was made for the fans” but will benefit the artists much more than some of the other streaming services being used to date. He even took a stab at some of his industry peers that deal with indie artists. “Indie artists who want to work directly w/ us keep 100% of their music. If you don’t want the CEOs all in the videos. haa”. Hmmmmmmmm…
There are a lot of people who are on the fence about switching from their current streaming service, like Spotify, to TIDAL. For some, not being able to keep playlists from other services was a problem. Well guess what…THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! The Soundiiz app allows TIDAL users to import their playlists from one streaming platform to another. AWESOME SAUCE! Hopefully Jay’s little impromtu business pep talk will convince people to ride the wave and join TIDAL.
If you wanna check out the rant in its entirety, peep the screenshots below (from the bottom up) or follow @S_C_ on Twitter. #TIDALFACTS