American rapper, Kanye West has announced that his new album, Donda 2 will not be released on Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, or YouTube, but only on his Stem Player which costs $200.
On Friday February 18, the 44-year-old rapper, who has legally changed his name to Ye, posted a teaser of a new track on his Instagram account.
In the caption, Ye revealed that the second part of his album, which is set to release on 22 February, will “only” be released on his “own” platform Stem Player.
“Today artists get just 12 percent of the money the industry makes,” he said. “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.” he tweet
Ye launched the Stem Player last year. The device was created in partnership between Yeezy Tech and Kano Computing. The advanced tools of the device include the ability to create loops, raise and lower pitch, and even combine stems from different songs.