Jay-Z turns 50 years old on December 4 and there's cause to celebrate over on Spotify.
JAY-Z's catalogue had been absent from the streaming service for two years.
Hov, of course, owns Tidal-one of Spotify's primary competitors in music and content streaming-which makes this event all the more curious. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. This latest move from Jay Z raises further questions about the current status of Tidal. The streaming service shared the news on Twitter, confirming that the rapper's entire discography would be available to listen to the platform.
In the next month, fans will also be able to listen to the entire catalog of the late Aaliyah in most of the music streaming platforms just in time for her birthday, which falls on January 16. Hard Knock Life, Spotify now holds other memorable LP's like American Gangster, The Black Album, Kingdom Come and all of The Blueprint albums.
The announcement of Jay Z's return to Spotify was made on the rapper's 50th birthday and was met with huge excitement from rap fans on social media.
And in April 2017, at the request of the artist, all Jay's music disappeared from Spotify.