Kanye West asks Mark Zuckerberg for $1B investment
But even assuming Kanye's star power can help keep Tidal afloat, it sounds like he might have some problems staying afloat himself.
As he is prone to do, Kanye went on a Twitter tear this weekend, and said that he is $53 million in personal debt.
I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart...— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
Kanye said he has spent all his money on his fashion label, and has asked Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion to fund his art and his ideas.
Mark Zuckerberg invest 1 billion dollars into Kanye West ideas— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
He tweeted that he is in a place that many artists end up, and that even though he is personally rich and can buy furs and houses for his family, he needs " access to more money in order to bring more beautiful ideas to the world."
He also suggested that offering money to him would be a better thing to do than building schools in Africa.
Even if Kanye can't keep Tidal going, you gotta think Twitter should probably pay him to just keep on doing Kanye.