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What Prince Could (but Probably Doesn't) Mean for the Future of Apple Music

Prince is the latest star to pull his music from streaming services
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Prince is the new Taylor Swift. The artist has pulled his catalog from most streaming services, with a few notable exceptions. His music is still available on Jay-Z’s Tidal, a coup for a business that's struggled since its high-profile launch earlier this year. Prince’s music is also still on digital radio services such as Pandora and Songza, which operate on so-called compulsory licenses that make it tricky for artists to refuse to participate.