Taylor Swift slams Spotify in Vanity Fair interview, calling it a ‘startup with no cash flow’

Global News

TORONTO – Taylor Swift hasn’t let go of her bad blood with music streaming service Spotify.

In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Swift commented on her now famous letter to Apple – which criticised the tech giant for its decision not to compensating artists during the free-trial period of its streaming service Apple Music.

Swift’s letter prompted Apple to change its policy and compensate artists. But last year, when Swift confronted music streaming service Spotify about how it compensates artists, she said the company largely ignored her – calling it “a startup with no cash flow.”

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“Apple treated me like I was a voice of a creative community that they actually cared about,” Swift told Vanity Fair.

“And I found it really ironic that the multibillion-dollar company reacted to criticism with humility, and the startup with no…

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