“Taking a break from his social media spat with pop singer Taylor Swift, rapper Kanye West this weekend took to Twitter to try to goad Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook into buying streaming music service Tidal.,” Patrick Seitz reports for Investor’s Business Daily.

“Late last month, Apple was rumored to be looking to buy Tidal, a streaming music service run by rap mogul Jay Z, to add more exclusive content for its own service, Apple Music. Tidal has strong ties to popular artists such as West, Beyonce, Rihanna and Madonna,” Seitz reports. “West is reportedly a Tidal shareholder.”

Seitz reports, “With takeover talks apparently stalled, West went on Twitter (TWTR) and posted one of his famous rants to prod an Apple Music-Tidal merger into happening.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Kanye West tries to goad Apple CEO Tim Cook to put Tidal out of its misery is more like it.

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