PBS NewsHour

Spotify purges R. Kelly music with ‘hateful conduct’ code

Clip: 05/12/2018 | 4m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

After public anger over accusations that R. Kelly is a sexual abuser, Spotify announced this week it would remove the musician from its playlists under its new, “hateful conduct” policy. In a new era of social accountability, the decision led to a larger conversation about whether music services should consider an artists' behavior. Joan Solsman, senior reporter at CNET, joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 05/12/18

Rating: NR

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