Christmas came early for Jay Z fans
Two years since removing pretty much his entire discography off Spotify and putting it on Tidal, Jay Z is finally back on Spotify!
I’m not sure if it’s because of his 50th birthday or not, but the timing does make it seem so. Jay Z, who’s real name is Shawn Corey Carter, turned 50 a couple of days ago and it coincided with the artist returning his entire music catalog to Spotify where he will surely cash in on this early Christmas gift to subscribers.
When Jay Z first launched Tidal a couple of years ago, he pulled his catalog off both Spotify and Apple Music but it was quickly put back on the latter. Spotify had to bear 2 years of Jay Z cameos from all the co-signs he did with artistes. At the time, Spotify only said the removal was done “at the request of the artist.”
Fast forward to the 3rd of December 2019 and Spotify can now welcome him back unto the platform
— Spotify (@Spotify) December 4, 2019
Jay Z hasn’t actually released an official statement as to why his music is back on the platform, but hey who cares? We can finally jam to Dirt Off Your Shoulders on Spotify :’)