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Jay-Z’s ‘Tidal’ Faces Investigation for Faking Listener Numbers

Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal is reportedly under investigation in Norway over allegations that the company faked listener numbers. The extent of the faked numbers could allegedly involve hundreds of millions of false plays of albums from major artists like Beyonce.

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‘Birth of a Nation’ Poster Features Nate Parker in American Flag Noose

Fox Searchlight released the latest promotional poster for its upcoming slave drama The Birth of a Nation on Friday that features the movie’s main character, slave rebellion leader Nat Turner (as played by Nate Parker), being hung with a noose fashioned from an American flag.

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Jay-Z Releases Anti-Police Brutality Anthem ‘Spiritual’

Jay-Z released his first new music in three years late Thursday night with the anti-police brutality anthem “Spiritual,” just after the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas, Texas Thursday night and the police-involved shooting deaths of two African-American men earlier in the week.

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Jay-Z’s Streaming Music Service Flops

Last month, Jay-Z and a handful of some of the biggest names in music teamed up to launch Tidal, a new artist-owned streaming music service that would compete with household names like Pandora and Spotify. The concept seemed promising; a new

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