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Jay-Z and Tidal coming up with new Prince album

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

mogul and streaming service are releasing a new posthumous album.

The announcement comes after Estate and settled their legal dispute, reported Weekly.

is working with the Estate to select "previously unreleased sourced from Prince's vast archive of Vault recordings" for the upcoming release, which is expected to drop in 2019.

The album will first stream exclusively on for 14 days and a download will be available seven days after its debut. A physical release will follow thereafter from the Prince Estate.

"Our only goal is to share Prince's music with his fans as he wanted. After (a) thoughtful and honest conversation with him, he chose Tidal as his partner for 'HitnRun' and 'HitnRun' Phase Two, and we will continue to respect and honor Prince's enduring legacy and wishes with this new collection," said in a statement.

Prince's estate had sued Jay-Z's Roc Nation, which owns Tidal, in 2016 for copyright infringement over claims Prince's music had been streamed without permission.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 12:12 IST
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