'Spotify CEO Criticizes Kanye West’s Antisemitic Comments

Kanye West’s Antisemitic Comments

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CEO Daniel Ek addressed the issue in an interview with Reuters, making clear that Ye’s

Ek added

it was up to Ye’s label, Universal Music’s Def Jam imprint, to pull

“It’s really

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

Def Jam

owns the copyright to Ye’s recordings from 2002 through 2016

The New

York Times, which cites an unnamed source, reported that Ye’s label G

The rapper’s

contract with his long-time record company reportedly expired with his 2021 album DONDA

“There is

no place for antisemitism in our society,” Def Jam said in a statement to Reuters

After Ye

made repeated antisemitic comments in interviews and tweets, Hollywood’s major players began publicly calling

WME chief

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

Since Emanuel’s

plea, talent agency CAA dropped Ye as a client, MRC Entertainment shelved a completed

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