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Jay Z Freestyled About How We’re All Hypocrites for Supporting Spotify and YouTube, But Not Tidal

18 May 2015 8:32 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

On Saturday, Jay Z performed the first of two nights of his B-sides shows exclusively for Tidal subscribers. He performed the classics, reunited with Beanie Sigel and the rest of Roc-a-Fella Records' State Property, and brought out Jay Electronica and Jeezy. But in case the corporate sponsorship — though it is Jay Z's own corporation, to be fair — was lost on anyone in the crowd, Hov also did a rare freestyle in which he attempted to shame us all for glamorizing Apple, YouTube, and Spotify while giving Tidal the cold shoulder. Here's a full transcript of the freestyle: And I don’t need no middle man to talk to my niggas I understand if you don’t understand, I figure I’m Jigga That’s where we differ I take what’s mine, you accept what they give ya, I get ya I don’t take no checks, I take »

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