With recent album exclusives by Kanye West on TIDAL, Beyonce's Lemonade on TIDAL and now Frank Ocean on Apple Music, the entire debate of who actually benefits from these exclusive streaming service arrangements seems to have opened up again all-over. While critics and fans are enjoying the sophomore album, Blonde, that released last weekend on Apple Music, it is not all positive news for the singer. New data released by Music Business Worldwide by MUSO, suggests that the album has been downloaded illegally a whopping 750,000 times already. In contrast to that, Kanye West's The Life of Pablo has been downloaded illegally 500,000 times. It looks like fans are not willing to pay the $9.99 price for Apple Music to listen to the album legally. It will be interesting to see how this mass piracy will effect future album releases. What do you think?

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