'Kanye West Essentials Playlist Disappears From Apple Music Following

Playlist Disappears From Apple Music Following

Apple Music

appears to have joined the widening list of businesses distancing themselves from Kanye West in

The streaming

music giant has apparently pulled Kanye West Essentials Playlist, after the rap veteran, who now

Billboard has

reached out to Apple for comment, though the tech giant’s reps hadn’t responded

Earlier this

week, Daniel Ek, CEO at Spotify, Apple Music’s rival, addressed the hip-hop star and

“It’s really

just his music, and his music doesn’t violate our policy,” Ek told Reuters,

Ek went

on to explain that Ye’s anti-Semitic comments would have been yanked from Spotify if

WME chief

Ari Emanuel directly called on West’s corporate partners, particularly Spotify and Apple Music, to

Since then,

talent agency CAA dropped him as a client, MRC Entertainment shelved a completed documentary on

Earlier in

the week, Ye lost his biggest corporate backer, the sportswear giant Adidas, with which he

“Adidas does

not tolerate antisemitism and any other sort of hate speech,” the company said in a

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