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This Beyoncé & Jay Z Photo Is Causing Outrage

Jay Z's Tidal music streaming service is once again rubbing people the wrong way — and it's got nothing to do with subscriber fees. BET reports that the music mogul is feeling the heat after wife Beyoncé shared a photo of the couple visiting the Tidal headquarters in Norway. The problem? He and Bey are the only Black people in the room. But, hello, bearded man in the printed tee on the left. As BET notes, the fact that the company is headquartered in Norway no doubt impacts the racial makeup of its staff. It's also true that Jay Z only acquired the company in March. Still, given the rapper's vocal disappointment that the public doesn't "support Black people," it's not surprising that some fans are giving him flak. Behold, a few comments from the Twitter community, plus a look at the photo that started it all. Whether the criticism is justified or not, maybe the silver lining will be that this outrage leads to more tech jobs within the Black community? (BET)

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