Spotify Took Off Artists R. Kelly & XXXTentacion From Playlists For This Important Reason

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The hashtag #MuteRKelly has been circulating Twitter since last month and Me Too founder Tarana Burke already tweeted her approval.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"R. Kelly wasn’t the only artist who was impacted by Spotify’s newest policy. Rapper XXXTentacion was also removed from Spotify’s RapCaviar playlist. Despite XXXTentacion’s rising fame, he hasn’t entered the public sphere without controversy as in the last few years, he’s been accused of being involved in altercations, assault and battery.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"So far, R. Kelly and XXXTentacion haven’t publicly commented on Spotify’s new change.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Other platforms and companies may just follow in Spotify’s footsteps. An artist’s talent and success don’t equate to a free pass when it comes to controversial allegations.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"#MuteRKelly Twitter Campaign: Full-Story & Must-See Details","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"#MuteKanye: Artists To Listen To Instead of Kanye & R Kelly","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = ''; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2018/05/10/spotify-removed-r-kelly-xxxtentacion-playlists-allegations/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Spotify Took Off Artists R. Kelly & XXXTentacion From Playlists For This Important Reason"; var path = base_url