Tell me, tell me, tell me lies
Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh, no, no you can’t disguise
(You can’t disguise, no you can’t disguise)
-Fleetwood Mac/Little lies

We’re only just recovering from the tweet storms that plagued us during Kanye West’s album release last month. He said many things. Many, many things in the course of promoting the album including the streaming platform(s) it would (not) be available on.

After waxing lyrical about how his new album, The Life of Pablo would only ever be able on TIDAL, Kanye West has released one of the singles on Apple Music. The song in question is Famous, featuring Rihanna, where he made…unsavory comments about Taylor Swift.

I checked, and there it was, staring at me, ready to be streamed.Apple Music kanyeI’m not sure how to react to this, to be honest. I waited for up to 11 days after the album was officially released because I was waiting for an Apple Music roll out. I gave up when I saw him tweet that it would never be on Apple’s streaming platform.

In light of this, who knows what other untrue statements he made while trying to promote the album. Is he really $53 million in debt?

Read this next
More From TC

My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Delali Attiogbe Attipoe leads operations at 54gene, pan African biotech company with operations in Nigeria and the US. In this instalment, she explains her journey into biotechnology and what steering the ship […]


Briter Bridges has launched a data platform ‘Briter Intelligence’ as a resource for visual, granular and current data on startup activities in African tech.  The research consultancy has been building a reputation for creating broad-based maps on African startups since October 2018.  Briter’s sector maps and periodic reports on startup funding provide a measure of […]

Editor’s note: The headline of this article has been updated to reflect the fact that it speaks primarily to a difficulty in accessing capital. A previous headline read; “African startups have had a good Q1 2020; except those led by women.” African startups did well in Q1 2020 in terms of funding. Considering the current […]

In 2020, Fintech Startups Need to Seriously Tweak their Distribution Tactics
Coronavirus Weekly
25th May 2020

A TechCabal roundup about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa’s tech industry MAY 24, 2020 This newsletter is a weekly special focused on the effect of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 on African tech and innovation ecosystems. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT. This edition […]

TechCabal is a Big Cabal Media brand

Copyright © 2020
All rights reserved

Privacy & Terms