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Spotify Has A Big Fake Artists Problem, But Did It Pay To Create It?

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Hypebot reports: “Spotify is being accused of paying producers a flat fee to create tracks under fake names, saving the music streamer significant royalty payments. But, while artists with misleading names and tracks do appear on the Spotify and other music services, is the streamer’s involvement in creating these tracks a true injustice or the music industry’s version of fake news? Spotify could investigate the source and either pull the music off or severely reduce its rank in its own search and discovery engine.”

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