Kanye West announces ‘Donda 2’ will not be available on streaming services only through his platform
Instead, the album will only be available via West's platform Stem Player.
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Ye is apparently single-handedly "changing the music industry" he won’t release Donda 2 on streaming services that includes Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, or YouTube. “It’s time to take control and build our own.”
Kanye West, announces his next album Donda 2 will only be available on his device the Stem Player, in an Instagram post late Thursday night (Feb. 17.), “Donda 2 will only be available on my own platform, the Stem Player. Not on Apple Amazon Spotify or YouTube,” Ye wrote in a post made to Instagram. “Today artists get just 12% of the money the industry makes. It’s time to free music from this oppressive system. It’s time to take control and build our own. Go to stemplayer.com now to order.”
Ye’s post, which you can view below, also featured a short clip of music.
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In 2021, West's launched a new music device called the DONDA Stem Player that will let you customize any song, using the stems according to the device’s website.
The stem player developed by Ye’s Yeezy Tech brand and Kano electronics company is equipped with a headphone jack and Bluetooth support (with simultaneous Bluetooth and audio jack playback ability), a USB-C port, volume buttons, speaking, a haptic engine, and 8GB of storage.
Take a look at Unboxing and First Impression below.