Friday, October 23, 2015

Damian Marley Is The Latest Musician To Join Tidal As A Co-Owner

Damian Marley onstage Tidal X: Tues Oct. 20. Photo Credit: Mark VonHolden
Reggae mainstay Damian "Junior Gong" Marley has become the latest big name to sign on to Hip-Hop mogul Jay Z's, Tidal Streaming Service as a co-owner. The news was announced recently at the streaming service's massive Tidalx1020 concert, which took place in Brooklyn. As Marley was set to take the stage, the audience was told that this was to be his first performance as co-owner, which was met with a round of applause.

The show, which helped raise money for The concert was also a celebration, as the streaming service can now claim one million paying subscribers, which is up a few hundred thousand from several months ago.  Marley was one of more than twenty well-know musicians that performed at the Tidalx1020 show, including superstars like jay Z, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and surprise guests like Nas and DJ Khaled.

Damian Marley has charted two top ten albums, and was even in a supergroup with Mick Jagger, Joss Stone and Oscar-winning composer A. R. Rahman. He is one of the best-known reggae acts since his father, the legendary Bob Marley

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Source: forbes.com