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Jay-Z to produce a posthumous Prince album

Jay-Z to produce a posthumous Prince album

The long running dispute between Prince's estate and JAY-Z'sTIDAL streaming service is over - and TIDAL will be releasing a post-humous album next year which will be compiled by JAY-Z.

The album will stream exclusively on Tidal for 14 days and be available for download.

"Our only goal is to share Prince's music with his fans as he wanted", said Jay Z in a statement. This concludes the previously unresolved legal matters between The Prince Estate and TIDAL.

But, after Prince died on 21 April 2016, his estate at the time legally disputed Tidal amid a wide range of new dealings. Today's announcement says, "A global physical release is planned via The Prince Estate following the exclusive digital premiere on Tidal", but did not specify which label will be given the honor to distribute the album.

Listen to Jay-Z's "Caught Their Eyes", in which he details his legal proceedings with Prince's estate, below.

After his death, Prince's estate has discovered a ton of unreleased and previously unheard of music from the Purple One.

For those still broken-hearted over the untimely death of Prince two years ago (translation: anyone who is breathing), you can enjoy more of his work in the near future.

This release marks a the culmination of Prince's sometimes rocky partnership with TIDAL, which resulted in the exclusive debut of HITnRUN Phase One and HITnRUN Phase Two on the streamer.

Prince may be gone physically, but musically he lives.

With the estate now being overseen by former Spotify executive Troy Carter - no relation to Jay-Z (aka Shawn Carter) - Prince's handlers are apparently seeing eye-to-eye again.

Prince is following in the footsteps of Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash and 2pac, and will release a posthumous album of all-new material.

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