Jay Z on Getting Paid for Your Work

People are not respecting the music, and [are] devaluing it and devaluing what it really means. People really feel like music is free, but will pay $6 for water. You can drink water free out of the tap, and it’s good water. But they’re okay paying for it.

—Jay Z

Jay Z. “Jay Z, Beyoncé, Madonna and rich friends offer pricey Spotify alternative called ‘Tidal.’The Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2015. Web. 31 Mar. 2015

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