Fans of Jay Electronica and media alike were disappointed on Thursday night after Roc Nation revealed that his listening parties -- that were scheduled to take place in three cities across the country were canceled.
"At TIDAL, the health and wellbeing of our employees, members, and artist-partners is our top priority," the statement read per HipHopDX. "Based on the guidance of health officials and the growing impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) around the country, we've made the difficult decision to cancel all of tonight's listening events for Jay Electronica's 'A Written Testimony.'"
They added that the canceled events would not delay the album's release:
"We know the artist and our members were looking forward to this event; we were too," the statement concluded, "and will be listening to the album along with everyone else once available on TIDAL. Thank you to all our members for their understanding."
Stream A Written Testimony below.