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Jemele Hill Launches New Podcast With Spotify

“Jemele Hill is Unbothered” will feature interviews and unapologetic commentary on sports, politics and culture. 

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Spotify Announces Anti-Hate Content Policy, Removes R. Kelly's Music From Playlists

The move comes as part of the company’s new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.

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LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda Has a Playlist All About Climate Change

There’s a little Radiohead, Sean Paul and OutKast—and a lot of message-making.

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Insider Says Prince's Music Will Return to Streaming Services in Time for Grammys

The Purple One’s music currently only streams on Tidal.

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WATCH: Vic Mensa, Darnell L. Moore, Baratunde Thurston Talk Policing and Racism

Spotify, Mic and HeadCount launched “Clarify”—a new series where Thurston discusses important electoral issues with public figures—earlier this month. Watch his discussion with Mensa, Moore and reformist NYPD officer Edwin Raymond on policing and its impact on Black communities.

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Wake Up and Wind Down With President Obama's New Two-Part Spotify Playlist

The playlist, curated for day and night, features artists as varied as Jidenna, Esperanza Spalding and Billie Holiday. 

We Talked to the Super Funny Hannibal Buress About Some Serious S**t

On the eve of his Netflix stand-up special, “Comedy Camisado,” the Chicago native talks race, police violence and why he’s excited about the Oscars.

ICYMI: Jay Z Calls Out Tidal Competitors, Name Checks Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray in Freestyle

The music-streaming service owner also criticizes black people who are skeptical of his new effort but support Nike, Apple and Spotify

Kendrick's Only Competition is Himself

Kendrick Lamar, who broke Drake’s and then his own Spotify record, is on track to get his first No. 1 album on Billboard’s major pop chart.