Over the last month, we have seen Jay-Z’s new mastermind idea. Jay-Z’s new project has been in the works for some years now. His idea is to have an app made for music to play anywhere you go with good quality and sound.
The purpose for Jay-Z launching this newly acquired music service, called Tidal, was to help make a difference for artists. I think it is an interesting strategy instead of trying to cater to other companies and consumers. This new, upcoming app is specially made for the public and artists.
Tidal is all about righting the wrongs of the music industry and making sure that artists are paid fully and directly for their work, which is fair.
Or is it?
With so many other free music apps out there what makes Tidal better than their
competition? Well, Tidal is designed to bring us high definition music videos and curated
editorial. Tidal also gives its viewers two subscription tiers available as well as a free trial.
Like myself and others who enjoy listening to good music, I stand behind and support Tidal completely. I mean if you know good music, you can understand the frustration of those artists that lose money off of downloading illegal songs or having there album leaked. It is just very unfair to them and their work. Most of our favorite artists work way too hard to just have their music stolen right out from underneath them.
Tidal is not only controlled by Jay-Z, as he said after the relaunch of Tidal at a press event in April. Many musicians such as Beyoncé, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Rhianna, J-Cole and many others are set to also have part ownership with Jay-Z.
Over all, Tidal album-quality music and two-tier pricing has not changed. This gives artists the opportunity to control their own music and other artists. With the help and support from many other artists, Tidal is as of today debuting with a large marketing push and a 30-day trial.
Not only does Tidal promise to give better quality music, it is at the low cost of $10 a month. Why not subscribe? If you can pay $10 a month for Spotify, why not do it for Tidal, where you will get the best for your money?
“I think this is an amazing opportunity for everyone. Not only does Tidal have so much to offer, I feel like it gives us the audience a chance to get to know our favorite artists. And it will be nice to hear some of what their favorite music is,” sophomore Camille Thomas, said.
In the end, I believe that all artists, consumers and viewers have one goal and that is to produce and distribute good quality music for everyone and to be compensated for all their hard work.