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Rock-T fills in for Da Brat with today's "Hot Spot" report, which includes an update on Candiace Dillard's future as a cast mate on 'The Real Housewives Of Potomac,' Snoop Dogg's plan as new owner of Death Row and the streaming surplus on Spotify for Super Bowl Halftime Show performers.

Spotify has partnered with companies like CashApp in the effort to help artists during COVID-19. 

Spotify was hailed for making the bold statement in removing content from R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from its promoted playlists, prompting a cry of censorship and even rumored dissent amongst the company. This week, the streaming service’s CEO said they made a mistake in doing and intends on restoring XXXTentacion’s music but will keep Kelly’s […]

Kendrick Lamar Reportedly Threatens To Pull Music From Spotify following XXXTentacion Ban Remember when Spotify pulled XXXTentacion’s music from it’s curated playlists? Well, it seems like Kendrick Lamar wasn’t in favor. Reps for the LA rapper have reportedly reached out to Spotify threatening to remove Lamar’s music from the streaming service if Tentacion’s music isn’t […]

The other week the women of the #MeToo movement asked for R. Kelly’s music to stop being on playlists as well as called for concerts to be shut down.

R. Kelly may finally be getting ejected out of the paint after all. Spotify has just announced that it will be removing R. Kelly’s music from its playlists.  Billboard reports that as of May 10, R’uh’s music won’t be found in any of the streaming service’s playlists, citing its new public hate content and hateful conduct policy. […]

No one saw this coming, but Jay Z is slowly, but surely killing Spotify. The Tidal owner just pulled his first album Reasonable Doubt from the streaming service. Listen to the audio player to hear Headkrack talk about some other moves Tidal is making that could lead to the death of Spotify in this edition of the […]

Jay Z officially announced his new music streaming service Tidal and it could be a game-changer. Listen to the audio player to hear Headkrack talk about why he’s switching from Spotify to Tidal and why you should too in this edition of the Hip-Hop Spot!  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for more in hip-hop news and listen […]

When Taylor Swift scrubbed Spotify of her music claiming artists weren’t getting paid properly we gave her a little side-eye. (We secretly listen to “Shake…