Kanye West's The Life of Pablo now on Apple Music, Spotify

The Life of Pablo has been released on Spotify and Apple Music, despite Kanye West's vow to "never never never" give the album wide release.

New album goes on sale despite rapper's vow to 'never never never' give it wide release

Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo, is now available for purchase online or streaming on Apple Music and Spotify. (Charles Sykes/Invision/Associated Press)

It's no joke. After six weeks of streaming exclusively on Tidal, the Jay-Z-backed music service, Kanye West's latest album, The Life of Pablo, was released to other streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music.

​The wide release comes after West tweeted in February that the album "will never never never be on Apple. And it will never be for sale."

The tweet appeared to be deleted from West's timeline as of Friday, and the album went on sale for $20 US on West's website.

Tidal, which counts West among its 20 artist owners, announced three days ago that the album had been streamed 250 million times in the first 10 days of its release, helping it gain three million subscribers. Tidal has a 30-day free trial period.


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