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Jay-Z Sells Majority Of Tidal To Square for $297 Million

Jay Z sells majority of Tidal to Jack Dorsey’s tech company Square for $297 million. Jay Z bought the company in 2015 for $56 millionJay-Z tweets for the first time in over two years, sells majority of Tidal

Square, the mobile payments company led by Jack Dorsey, has announced its plan to acquire a majority of Tidal, the streaming music service owned by Jay-Z and other artists, in a $297 million deal.

Square Inc. says it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z. Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock for Tidal and Jay-Z will be named to Square’s board of directors.

TIDAL board member and shareholder Shawn ‘JAY-Z’ Carter is expected to join Square’s Board of Directors subject to the closing of the transaction… In addition to JAY-Z, all of TIDAL’s artist shareholders will continue to be co-owners of TIDAL after the deal closes.”