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Jay Z comments on Tidal: 'We aren't perfect, but we are determined'

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Amid criticism of his new music streaming service Tidal, Jay Z took to Twitter to defend his company and throw out some #TidalFacts.

The service, which Jay Z bought for $56 million in January, has been widely characterized as a flop. Despite Tidal’s exclusive videos and long list of celebrity supporters, its app has dropped off the iTunes charts—and its plummeting popularity has critics wondering how much longer it will survive.

Jay Z addressed those concerns on Twitter,  covering everything from Tidal’s subscription numbers to its royalty rates. Below,  a look Jay Z’s online “stream of consciousness,” as he referred to it.