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11th Jun 2018

Arsenal sign commercial partnership with Jay-Z’s streaming company Tidal

Arsenal members will be given discounted TIDAL subscriptions

Reuben Pinder

They’ve got 99 problems but commercial partnerships are not one

Arsenal have signed a new commercial partnership deal with streaming service TIDAL.

Tidal was founded by world famous rapper and Arsenal fan Jay-Z.

Arsenal announced the partnership today; in a statement the club said: “We’re delighted to launch a new partnership with global music and streaming platform TIDAL that celebrates our shared commitment to developing young talent.”

Through this new partnership, Arsenal fans who have bought Platinum or Gold memberships with the club for next season will be granted a free six month subscription to TIDAL’s hi-fi service, while Silver and Red members will be given access to the Premium service .

There are more than 50 million songs available to stream on TIDAL, which as founded by Jay-Z and a cohort of other musicians, including Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna and Usher, as a competitor to Apple Music and Spotify.

Jay-Z’s support for Arsenal is clearly no joke. The New York born hip-hop artist has been spotted at the Emirates many times with other musicians such as Chris Martin.

Rihanna, another TIDAL founder, was recently given a tour of the stadium and met several first team players after Arsenal’s 5-1 win over Everton back in February.