With the imminent launch of Jay Z‘s Tidal streaming service, expected to be announced Monday afternoon (March 30) at an event in New York City, artists are tweeting their support and turning Twitter turquoise blue.
“NAVY, turn the tide,” wrote Rihanna at midnight. Usher’s message? “It’s time to turn the tide and make music history. Show you are part of the movement by turning your profile pic blue.”
It’s time to turn the tide and make music history. Show you are part of the movement by turning your profile pic blue. #TIDALforALL
— Usher Raymond IV (@Usher) March 30, 2015
As previously reported by Billboard, rapper-mogul Jay Z, whose S. Carter Enterprises announced its purchase of Tidal on March 10, is expected to be in attendance at a splashy launch event that will also be live-streamed.
Despite supporting Tidal, Rihanna denied her eagerly-anticipated new album is dropping on Tidal today (March 30).
— Rihanna (@rihanna) March 30, 2015