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Lawsuit filed: Apple is suing Tidal over Drake

Lawsuit filed: Apple is suing Tidal over Drake

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According to reports, Apple Music has filed a lawsuit against Jay Z's Tidal following Drake’s appearance in a Lil Wayne charity performance in aid of Hurricane Katrina victims. Get the scoop…

Apple Music has filed a lawsuit against Jay Z's Tidal, following Drake's appearance in a Lil Wayne concert. The gig was hosted as a charity concert, aiming to benefit kids affected by the devastating Hurricane Katrina. 

According to reports, Tidal could face a $20 million lawsuit because it streamed Drake's two-song performance from the concert illegally. Drake is said to have a $19 million deal with Apple Music, including exclusive album releases and a slot as guest DJ for Beats 1 Radio

Tidal has since cut Drake's segment of the performance, and according to sources is planning on notifying its users and blaming Apple Music for the interruption. Stay tuned for more news on this case as it unfolds, on Buro 24/7 Middle East...