Spotify removes R. Kelly’s & XXXTentacion’s music from all Spotify-owned playlists Bong Mines Entertainment May 10, 2018 Music, News Spotify is a global music streaming giant outta Stockholm, Sweden. Not too long ago, they removed R. Kelly’s and XXXTentacion’s music from all Spotify-owned playlists and recommendation features. The company released their Hate Content and Hateful Conduct policy, which described why they opted to go in this direction. Spotify Daniel Ek is a Swedish billionaire entrepreneur and a technologist. He is the co-founder and CEO of the music streaming service Spotify. “When we are alerted to content that violates our policy, we may remove it. [This is] in consultation with rights holders. Also, [we will] refrain from promoting or playlisting it on our service.” The company has partnered with several rights advocacy groups to help identify hateful content on their platform. Their partners include The Southern Poverty Law Center, The Anti-Defamation League, Color Of Change, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), GLAAD, Muslim Advocates, and the International Network Against Cyber Hate. Also, they’ve created an internal content monitoring tool called AudioWatch, which identifies flagged contents. In conclusion, R. Kelly and XXXTencion are the first artists to feel the wrath of Spotify’s new policy. Although their music was removed from all Spotify-owned playlists, it can still be streamed on Spotify’s platform. SOURCE: Spotify Newsroom Contact us on social media via Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, or Google+ and let us know what you think. Also, check out our Dope Music Video Showcase and vote for the dopest music video. Expect to watch exciting videos that are showcasing music in the popular genres of hip-hop, R&B, Soul, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Alternative, Electronic, et cetera. Also, don’t forget to subscribe. Spread the love 2 2Shares Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.