Kanye West Leaves Tidal Over Money Dispute
It looks like Kanye West and JAY-Z's relationship might be even more frayed than most thought. Now reports are coming out that West has parted ways with Jigga's Tidal streaming service, and possibly has a lawsuit pending.
According to TMZ, Yeezy has been upset with Tidal for a minute, and now claims he is owed more than $3 million. Sources close to the situation say West's lawyers contacted Tidal a month ago about the termination of his contract. After two weeks of talks, both sides failed to come to an agreement, and West's people again sent over documents declaring the contract dead.
West is reportedly pissed that he hasn't received a bonus for his Life of Pablo project. The two sides continue to argue over the rights of the contract, with both threatening litigation.
The timing of the split would make one speculate that it could also be partially due to Jay recently calling out the Chicago rapper on his new album, but the issue apparently predates the subliminal.
Hov appeared to lick a shot a Yeezy on the song, "Kill Jay Z" where he raps: “You walkin’ around like you invincible, you dropped outta school, you lost your principles/I know people backstab you, I felt bad too/But this ‘fuck everybody’ attitude ain’t natural/But you ain’t the same, this ain’t KumbaYe/But you got hurt because you did cool by ‘Ye/You gave him 20 million without blinkin”/He gave you 20 minutes on stage, fuck was he thinkin’?/’Fuck wrong with everybody?’ is what you sayin’/But if everybody’s crazy, you’re the one that’s insane.”
Kim Kardashian reportedly isn't happy about the dig. A source close to the West camp tells HollywoodLife, “She thinks it was a low blow to diss Kanye and throw around words like ‘insane’ after all he’s been through. Kanye had a real difficult time last year and is still coming out of it, so to hit him like that wasn‘t cool.”
West has yet to publicly speak on Jay's apparent diss.
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