Canadians Neil Young, and Joni Mitchell have pulled their catalogue of music from the giant streaming service over the podcast host Joe Rogan of the Spotify exclusive The Joe Rogan Experience.
Joe Rogan in a video posted to Instagram said that there are some who may have a distorted perception of what he does on his show, "The podcast has been accused of spreading dangerous misinformation, specifically about two episodes - one with Dr. Peter McCullough , and one with Dr. Robert Malone.
"Those episodes have been labelled as being dangerous as they have misinformation in them," Rogan added. "The problem I have with misinformation is that many of the things we thought were misinformation awhile ago are not accepted as fact."
Rogan pointed to when there was talk about those who were vaccinated could still get COVID and spread COVID, "You would be removed from social media, they would ban you from certain platforms. Now thats accepted as fact."
The Joe Rogan Experience Host turned to the artists who were boycotting the streaming giant, "I'm not mad at Neil Young, I've always been a Neil Young Fan.
"There no hard feelings towards Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.
In response to the move from artists, Spotify released a statement about changes that would be made around shows with a COVID-19 theme.
" We are working to add a content advisory to any podcast episode that includes a discussion about COVID-19. This advisory will direct listeners to our dedicated COVID-19 Hub," Daniel Ek the author of the release, and Co-Founder of the streaming service.
Nils Lofgren who is known as Bruce Springsteen guitarist and a member of Crazy Horse, a frequent collaborator with Young, was joining Young's Spotify revolt.
Lofgren said he had already had the last 27 years of his music removed and requested labels with his earlier music to do likewise.