乔·罗根, Spotify controversy continues with Graham Nash, Indie Arie pulling from platform

Graham Nash and India Arie announced Tuesday that they plan to have the platform remove their music. Nash, who performed with Young in Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, provided a statement to Fox News Digital explaining that his decision comes after hearing the content onThe Joe Rogan Experience.

Having heard the Covid disinformation spread by Joe Rogan on Spotify, I completely agree with and support my friend, Neil Young and I am requesting that my solo recordings be removed from the service,” Nash said in a statement.

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Joe Rogan is facing criticism over the content of his podcast.

Joe Rogan is facing criticism over the content of his podcast. (摄影者: Vivian Zink/Syfy/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

他加了: “There is a difference between being open to varying viewpoints on a matter and knowingly spreading false information which some 270 medical professionals have derided as not only false but dangerous. 同样地, there is a difference between misinformation, in which one is unaware that what is being said is false, versus disinformation which is knowingly false and intended to mislead and sway public opinion. The opinions publicized by Rogan are so dishonest and unsupported by solid facts that Spotify becomes an enabler in a way that costs people their lives.

Rogan is one of the streaming service’s biggest stars, 与 a contract that could earn him more than $ 100 百万. He released a video on Monday in which he addressed the recent criticism and defended the credentials of some of the more controversial guests he’s had on in recent months, specifically those who spoke about the 2019冠状病毒病大流行 and vaccines. 与此同时, Spotify announced that it will place disclaimers on content that may have unverified information about COVID-19.

Graham Nash and India Arie are pulling their music from Spotify.

Graham Nash and India Arie are pulling their music from Spotify. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Tribeca FestivalDavid Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

然而, India Arie explained in an Instagram post that she has an issue with Rogan’s content beyond the pandemic. 代替, she notes that his musings on race are what drove her to pull her content from Spotify.

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Neil Young opened a door that I MUST walk through,” she wrote Monday. I believe in freedom of speech,” The artist wrote. “然而, I find Joe Rogan problematic for reasons OTHER than his Covid interviews… FOR ME ITS ALL HIS language around race.

她继续: What I am talking about is RESPECTwho gets it and who doesn’t. Paying musicians a Fraction of a penny? And HIM $ 100中号? This shows the type of company they are and the company that they keep.

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Artists are pulling their music from Spotify in an effort to bump Joe Rogan from the platform.

Artists are pulling their music from Spotify in an effort to bump Joe Rogan from the platform. (Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

品种 reports that Rogan received some backlash last month for a conversation he had about what it means to be Black in America with guest Jordan Peterson. 当时, Rogan seemingly stated that he found itvery strangethat light-skinned people called themselvesBlack.

There’s such a spectrum of shades of people. Unless you’re talking to someone who is, 喜欢, 100% 非洲人, from the darkest place, where they are not wearing any clothes all day and they’ve developed all that melanin to protect themselves from the sun,” 他说. “你懂, even the term Black is weird. When you use it for people who are literally my color, it becomes very strange.

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