Just in case you could’ve possibly thought otherwise, Jay Z sent out a reminder last night that he’ll continue to rep his streaming service Tidal with the frequency and aggression of sneezes during allergy season. The rap mogul put on a private concert last night for Tidal subscribers at Terminal 5 in New York City, and he took a few minutes near the start of the show to thrown down a freestyle.
If you were to map it out, the freestyle would have an interesting shape to it. Maybe a bell curve? First he mentions Tidal competitors trying to stop him from starting the company, or trying to convince him to work with them instead: “Jimmy Iovine offered a safety net / Google dangled around a crazy check / I feel like YouTube was the biggest culprit.”