The whole world (or more like 19.2 million Twitter followers) were made aware of the fact that the new Kanye West album, The Life of Pablo, has been released. We were also immediately told that the controversial rapper’s new album would “never never never be on Apple. And it will never be for sale… You can only get it on Tidal“. West then went on to beg his 19.2m Twitter followers as well as all of this “friends, fans and music lovers” to join Tidal.

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But you can’t beat the Internet and the TorrentFreak reports that The Life of Pablo has been downloaded illegally over 500 000 times since its “exclusive” Tidal release.

Maybe as a way to hit back, the new Kanye West album is available to stream on the rapper’s website:

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