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Spotify Remove R. Kelly's Music From Playlists Over Hate Content

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05:13 10 May 2018


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Spotify has announced it's removing R. Kelly's music from its owned and operated playlists.

The music-streaming service says the decision reflects its new policy on hate content.

R. Kelly has denied a string of sexual abuse allegations made against him.

Here's what Spotify consider "hate content":

Kelly tweeted this video since Spotify announced the news:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sometimes you wake up with a lot to get off your chest! 😂 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MorningsWithKellz?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MorningsWithKellz</a> <br><br>🎥: <a href="https://twitter.com/mymixtapez?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@mymixtapez</a> <a href="https://t.co/EMsP10Nyuy">pic.twitter.com/EMsP10Nyuy</a></p>&mdash; R. Kelly (@rkelly) <a href="https://twitter.com/rkelly/status/994596676168925184?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 10, 2018</a></blockquote>
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