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It looks like the Prince estate isn’t trying to let Jay Z cook. Not only is it curving Hov’s offer to buy Prince’s catalog of unreleased music, it’s also contending that TIDAL streamed the artist’s music without permission. 

Reports TMZ:

Sources involved in the deal tell TMZ the estate fired off a letter to Jay’s team last month, saying it had no interest in signing a deal for “Roc Nation to exploit any of the intellectual property assets of the Estate.”

We broke the story, Jay Z had offered around $40 million to take control of Prince’s unreleased tracks.

More bad news — the estate is calling out Tidal for making 15 Prince albums available for streaming a couple months after his death. Those releases were unauthorized according to the estate.

Translation: You’re gonna owe us some dough.

You can’t help but wonder what Prince himself would have to say about all these shenanigans.

Photo: press handout

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