What you need to know
- Apple apparently tried to buy the music streaming platform Verzuz.
- The company was acquired by Triller in March.
Apple apparently tried to buy Verzuz, a rap-battle music platform, to expand Apple Music..
As reported by Bloomberg, Apple recently attempted to purchase Verzuz, a live streaming music platform that was acquired by Triller back in March. According to the report, Triller made an offer that was higher than Apple's bid.
Apple Music previously had a deal to livestream some Verzuz shows, but that is now over since the company was acquired by Triller.
Bloomberg had reached out for comment but Apple declined and Verzuz did not respond.
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