Spotify Removes R. Kelly & XXXTentacion’s Music – Details Here!

May 11, 2018
717 Views

Spotify has developed new policies to protect users on its platform, based on recommendations from organizations like The Southern Poverty Law Center, The Anti-Defamation League, Color Of Change, Showing Up for Racial Justice, GLAAD, Muslim Advocates, and International Network Against Cyber Hate. With all of the current and past controversies surrounding R. Kelly regarding allegations of sexual abuse and the new #MuteRKelly movement, Spotify under its new Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy, has taken action to minimize the exposure of his music on their platform. Under the new policy, Spotify has removed R. Kelly’s music from its promoted, editorial and algorithmic playlists but his music will still be available to those who execute a search it.

The policy used to execute the removal of R. Kelly and also XXXTentacion’s music states, “We don’t censor content because of an artist’s or creator’s behavior, but we want our editorial decisions — what we choose to program — to reflect our values. When an artist or creator does something that is especially harmful or hateful, it may affect the ways we work with or support that artist or creator.” Spotify seem to want it stressed that they are not into music censorship, but they will not actively promote artist whose actions and/ or content are not in line with their own.

You may be interested

Watch Roc Nation’s Nicole Bus Performance at NPR Tiny Desk
Entertainment
76 views
Entertainment
76 views

Watch Roc Nation’s Nicole Bus Performance at NPR Tiny Desk

Editorial Dept - August 21, 2019

As a testament to her ability to reach across genres and cultures, Roc Nation’s Nicole Bus joins a host of popular artist…

Meemphis’ Duke Deuce Flexes Some Bars and Some Moves in New Video “Grab A…” From Quality Control Music
Entertainment
65 views
Entertainment
65 views

Meemphis’ Duke Deuce Flexes Some Bars and Some Moves in New Video “Grab A…” From Quality Control Music

Editorial Dept - August 21, 2019

Rapper Duke Deuce grew up in the studio with his dad Duke Nitty (who produced the Memphis classic "S.O.U.T.H. Parkway"…

Caribbean Water Park Welcomes Over 1OO,OOO Visitors
Entertainment
72 views
Entertainment
72 views

Caribbean Water Park Welcomes Over 1OO,OOO Visitors

Editorial Dept - August 21, 2019

Over 100,000 visitors have splashed into Bay Gardens Resorts' Splash Island Water Park since it opened four years ago off…

    %d bloggers like this: