Tag: spotify

BUSINESS

Spotify Set To Lay Off 1,500 Employees

According to press reports, Spotify is set to lay off 17% of its global workforce, which is estimated to be 1,500 employees. This move comes against the layoffs earlier this year of 600 people in January and an additional 200 in June. The music streaming giant is continuing its effort to cut costs and work toward becoming profitable, said Spotify […]

BUSINESS

Spotify Set To Cut Workforce

According to press reports, Spotify is set to cut 6% of its workforce. This comes against the background of tech companies ‘great layoffs.’ Spotify, the Swedish music-streaming company, has argued that the company needs to improve efficiency, thus the need for a cut of about 10,000 employees. The company’s chief, Daniel Ek, reportedly said his investment goals were initially too […]

LIFESTYLE

The Use Of The N-Word Puts Joe Rogan Under More Fire

Once again, Joe Rogan is on the defensive after a video surfaced with him using the N-word. The 54-year-old, Newark, New Jersey-born podcaster has taken to Instagram to share a video in which he expressed profound regret and apologies for using the N-word in the past. In addressing the video that’s gone viral, which shows his past use of the […]

LIFESTYLE

President Obama Top 20 Summer Playlist

In yielding to a request from Spotify, the Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service company, President Obama has listed the following as his top 20 playlist day songs: Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations Live It Up – Isley Brothers Memories Live – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek Tombstone Blues – Bob Dylan So Much Trouble […]