Dee Snider and David Crosby fire back at Spotify CEO

Dee Snider: BURTON UPON TRENT, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Dee Snider performs on stage during Bloodstock Festival 2019 at Catton Hall on August 11, 2019 in Burton Upon Trent, England. (Photo by Katja Ogrin/Redferns)

David Crosby: NEW YORK, NY – JULY 16: David Crosby attends Sony Pictures Classics & The Cinema Society Host The After Party For “David Crosby: Remember My Name” at Jimmy At The James Hotel on July 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images). 

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek is receiving some backlash from the music industry, after commenting about the length of time some artists take to release new music. Ek said, “Some artists that used to do well in the past may not do well in this future landscape. You can’t record music once every three to four years and think that’s going to be enough.” Spotify is an online streaming service for music that has been heavily criticized for its low streaming payout rates for artists. Find the full story here. Check out what Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and David Crosby from The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young have to say:




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