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Jay-Z To Host Prince LP 'Originals' Tidal Listening Party
Music streaming platform Tidal is throwing a listening party for the forthcoming posthumous release of the Prince LP Originals, in Los Angeles on June 6. The event will be hosted by GRAMMY-winning rapper and Tidal founder Jay-Z.
The rapper reportedly curated Originals along with Troy Carter on behalf of the Prince Estate. The album features 15 Prince-composed tracks (14 of which have never been released), including "The Glamorous Life," "Manic Monday" and "Nothing Comapres 2 U." The album will be streamed exclusively on Tidal for 14 days beginning June 7, according to Variety.
The streaming service will also host parties in other countries including Spain, Poland and Brazil.
“Prince led the way, for artistic freedom, for ownership,” Jay-Z said in a statement. “He’s one of the bravest people I can think of in the industry. He trusted us, not just me, but TIDAL, to continue his fight. Trying to help further that legacy through his music is both an honor we couldn’t pass up as an organization dedicated to empowering artists. This gives his true fans that peak behind the curtain.”