JAY-Z’s new album, “4:44,” is available now as an exclusive release on his streaming service, Tidal, but it may be coming to other services sooner than expected.
Sources have told Variety that the album will be available on Apple Music and likely for sale on the iTunes store after a week of exclusivity on Tidal.
Another source told the publication that the album will be available on all major streaming services, like Spotify.
A possible one-week exclusivity window will come as a relief for Jay fans who were angered by the head-scratching news that only Sprint customers or people who subscribed to Tidal before the album’s release would be able to stream the album, as a part of Tidal’s $US200 million dollar deal with Sprint.
It appears, then, that the length of the “exclusive period” mentioned in the above Tidal/Sprint disclaimer will be much shorter than Jay’s many disgruntled fans anticipated.
For now, Tidal and Sprint members can stream “4:44” below:
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