- Kanye West has announced that his new album Donda 2 will only be available on his own platform and not the popular music streaming services like Spotify
- The rapper shared that one of the reasons for his decision to snub streaming services is that he feels musicians are being exploited by the "oppressive system"
- The wealthy superstar's fans took to his timeline to let him know that they can't afford to buy the album on his platform for a whopping $200 (N100,000)
Kanye West has announced that his upcoming album Donda 2 will not be available on popular music streaming services. The US rapper's revelation left a lot of his fans from across the globe disappointed.
The Can't Tell Me Nothing hitmaker shared that the project will only be available on his own platform, the Stem Player. He reiterated that the highly-anticipated project will not be on Spotify, Amazon, or YouTube.
He complained that artists only get 12% of the money the music industry's "oppressive system" makes through their hard work.
"It’s time to free music from this oppressive system. It’s time to take control and build our own. Go to stemplayer.com now to order."
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Kanye again took to his official Instagram account to share that he's proud of his move to snub the streaming services.
Peeps took to the wealthy rapper's timeline to tell him that they can't afford to buy his album for $200 (N100,000).
"Please don't do that we're broke."
"Nah Ye, why are you doing us like this?"
"Not paying $200 for an album."
"Sorry Kanye, I can't spend 200 bucks on an album."
"Nah Kanye, don't do this bro."
"$200 is crazy though, Ye, you gotta think about us too bruh…"
Kanye West parties with Drake and Travis at Donda 2 party
In related news, Legit.ng reported that Kanye West still has the support of other superstars who are close to his estranged wife Kim Kardashian. The US rapper threw a huge listening party recently in Los Angeles and many A-listers came out to give him full support.
The award-winning artist is preparing to drop his upcoming album, Donda 2, while also involved in a nasty divorce with Kim K. Kanye put all his private matters aside for a moment and put focus on his forthcoming project.
The wealthy rapper partied up a storm with stars such as Travis Scott, who is Kylie Jenner's baby dad. The likes of Drake, French Montana and Offset also reportedly rolled up to support their boy, Ye.