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PSA: Don’t Cross Streams – Music 2015

By: Josue “Josh” Alvarez Mapp

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The most influential and guiding moment that shook, destroyed, and led to the new age of music in 2015 was AppleSpotifyTidalTaylor Swift pulling her music off of Spotify near the end of 2014. Thus, in 2015, with four months left to go, the music scene is by far different than it was a year ago.In 2014, the revolutionary streaming place-to-be was Spotify.  In 2015, the music scene and industry is a three-way tug-of-war between Spotify, Apple Music, and TIDAL (with an honorable mention to Google Play’s streaming service, which isn’t bad, but it currently isn’t making moves similar to the three listed).Early 2015 was shaken by Jay-Z’s foray into streaming with his, along with 16 other mega-artists, oligarchy on TIDAL – a high fidelity music streaming service.  Making waves of its own, Apple announced Apple Music in June, which launched in…

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