Jay Z's Best Album Has Disappeared From Spotify

Streaming services competing for exclusive content will be confusing for fans and probably less lucrative for artists

Jay Z and Beyonce.

Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Jay Z was asked last week about the possibility that music fans would have to make a choice among streaming services based on which artists they carry exclusively.  Given the star power of the musicians behind Tidal, a collective decision to punish competing services by producing exclusive content for Tidal could be its primary competitive advantage. His answer: eventually. 

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