More than 100 Joe Rogan podcasts removed by Spotify because of racial slurs

About seventy 113 episodes of The Joe Rogan Experience, all predating his $100 million deal with Spotify, have been removed from the platform. These have nothing to do with his COVID views and everything to do with racial slurs made on the program.

This blew up when India.Arie pulled her music from Spotify and uploaded a compilation to Instagram of Rogan making the slurs.

Rogan apologized on Saturday (February 5). Even so, the pressure on Spotify to do something about Rogan just got kicked up many notches,

Learn more about how all this went down at CNET.

Meanwhile, a poll asking people about whose side they’re when it comes to the Neil Young vs. Joe Rogan COVID controversy shows Young as the big winner. And funny how Rogan once endorsed vaccines and hated anti-vaxxers.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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