Music mogul JAY-Z’s TIDAL is getting into the holiday spirit and toasting it up to Thanksgiving with a week filled with epic playlists and original programming. Peep below for the Top 5 TIDAL goodies to look out for this week!
1. “Feast Your Ears” – Thanksgiving Playlists – TIDAL.com/Thanksgiving17 – Tuesday (11/21)
As its name implies, Thanksgiving Day is all about showing appreciation for life’s good fortune — in addition to consuming unhealthy amounts food and football while carefully navigating those family members entrenched on the other end the political spectrum. Any good holiday deserves a memorable soundtrack, but since we’re in the ‘giving mood, here’s an extra helping playlists to give thanks for.
2. Chicklet HF “I Love You, B”: Ep. 5 “Attitude” – TIDAL.com/ILoveYouB – Today
The fifth episode the series features another hilarious skit from IG comedian Chicklet HF (Steven Negron) and his girlfriend, Maleni Cruz documenting the sassier side to their relationship.
3. Rap Radar: Quality Control (Coach K + Pee) – TIDAL.com/RapRadar – Today
The duo behind the notorious Atlanta hip-hop/indie label, Quality Control, sit down with Elliot Wilson & Brian “B. Dot” Miller to discuss how they became two the biggest rap veterans in the game. In doing so, Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “Pee” Thomas exclusively reveal how they drove the label’s success – from how they go about sourcing rising talent including Lil Yachty, Migos, and Rich The Kid to how they continue to transcend as a “quiet leader” in the industry through their various business ventures with industry giants including 300 Entertainment.
4. Song Exploder: Lin-Manuel Miranda – TIDAL.com/SongExploder – Today
In this week’s episode, President’s Merit Award honoree and former Hamilton sensation, Lin-Manuel Miranda, discusses the process behind the making his latest single, “Almost Like Praying” which pays tribute to his native Puerto Rico as they recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Throughout the episode, Miranda touches on what inspired him to bring together the industries greatest to perform on the star-studded track, which donated all proceeds to the Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund in partnership with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
5. Irv Gotti’s Tales: Ep. 6 “99 Problems” – TIDAL.com/Tales – Friday (11/17)
The sixth episode Irv Gotti’s series discusses his creative process and musical influences behind the tracks chosen for 99 Problems.