Jay Z removes ‘Reasonable Doubt’ album from Spotify

April 7, 2015

Jay Z removed his 1996 album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ album from Spotify.

Jay Z reasonableThe rapper, and “Tidal” co-owner, removed the album from the rival streaming site overnight. The album is unavailable in the US and Canada but remains on Spotify in the UK. There has been no official word from either Jay Z nor Spotify, however the album is streaming in full on Tidal.

Jay Z was part of an all-star cast which launched Tidal in New York last week (March 30) with Kanye West, Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna, Arcade Fire, Jack White, J Cole, Nicki Minaj, Deadmau5, Daft Punk and Alicia Keys all attending the live-streamed launch.

Jay Z has said that Tidal is not a direct rival for Spotify, rather than an attempt to “strike an honest blow” in shaping the future of music.