R. Kelly + XXXTentacion + Spotify

Spotify removes R. Kelly’s & XXXTentacion’s music from all Spotify-owned playlists

Spotify is a global music streaming giant from 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 its Hate Content and Hateful Conduct policy, which described why they opted to go in this direction. Also, they have partnered with several rights advocacy groups to help identify hateful content on its platform.

Their partners include The Southern Poverty Law Center, The Anti-Defamation League, and Color Of Change. Also, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), GLAAD, Muslim Advocates, and the International Network Against Cyber Hate.

Spotify – XXXTentacion + R. Kelly

R. Kelly + XXXTentacion + Spotify
Daniel Ek is a Swedish billionaire entrepreneur and a technologist. Also, he’s 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.”

Spotify created an internal content monitoring tool called AudioWatch, which identifies flagged contents.

Also, 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, or Facebook, 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, etc. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, purchase our merchandise, become a Patron of Bong Mines Entertainment, and support our sponsors.

Bong Mines Entertainment