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This Spotify user’s creative playlist doubles as an actual kimchi fried rice recipe

  • Spotify user Noah Conk’s Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online.
  • The playlist contains a total of 51 songs with titles that not only list the ingredients for the dish but also give step-by-step instructions on how to prepare them.
  • “I’ve seen other people make funny playlists that tell a story,” Conk tells NextShark. “I chose kimchi fried rice because it seemed simple enough to make. If a recipe is already complex, the playlist will be super long.”
  • The playlist has become widely embraced on Twitter and received positive feedback on the popular “Subtle Asian Traits” Facebook group.

A Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online. 

Created by user Noah Conk, the playlist contains a total of 51 songs with titles that not only list the ingredients for the dish but also give step-by-step instructions on how to prepare it. 

K-pop rookie girl group Ive makes Spotify history, beats Big Bang and Red Velvet on music show

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  • Rookie K-pop girl group Ive made Spotify history with their song “Love Dive,” which now holds the record for greatest first-week streams by a K-pop girl group on Spotify in 2022 with more than 11.1 million streams.
  • Ive was also crowned the winner of South Korean weekly music broadcast “Show Champion” this week with “Love Dive,” beating Big Bang with "Still Life,” NCT Dream with “Glitch Mode,” Red Velvet with "Feel My Rhythm" and Oh My Girl with "Real Love.”
  • The group’s second single album “Love Dive” made history by achieving Hanteo’s fourth-highest first-week sales with a total of 338,141 copies sold from April 5-11.
  • IVE, which consists of members Yujin, Gaeul, Rei, Wonyoung, Liz and Leeseo, debuted on Dec. 1, 2021.

Just four months after their debut, rookie K-pop girl group Ive have beaten veteran group Big Bang on a music show, sold more than 300,000 copies of their second single album and made Spotify history.

Ive’s single “Love Dive” was streamed more than 11.1 million times in the first week of its release on Spotify, the music streaming company revealed in its latest update on Wednesday.

‘But what if that’s what they sound like?’: Clips of Joe Rogan mocking Asian accents add to controversy

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  • Alex Paterson, a senior researcher for progressive media watchdog group Media Matters took to Twitter to call out podcast host Joe Rogan for the “hateful things” he has said on “The Joe Rogan Experience” over the past year and a half.
  • Paterson created a Twitter thread of clips in which Rogan called Angelina Jolie “crazy,” accused some trans people of being attention-seekers and lamented not being able to “do an Asian accent.”
  • In other clips, he can be seen either imitating an Asian accent or laughing at guests who attempt to do so.
  • The thread, which has since gone viral, emerged amid Rogan’s ongoing Spotify controversy, in which he was recently called out for dispersing COVID-19 misinformation.
  • Rogan also recently posted an apology in response to a video compilation that showed him saying the "N-word" numerous times in past episodes.
  • In a memo, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek addressed Rogan’s "N-word" use, saying that while he “strongly condemns” the host’s statements, he does not believe “silencing Joe is the answer.”

Video clips of Joe Rogan mocking Asian people on his show “The Joe Rogan Experience” have emerged online amid ongoing condemnations of alleged racism in his content.

Twitter user Alex Paterson, a senior researcher for progressive media watchdog group Media Matters who has dubbed himself a “Joe Rogan watchdog,” created a Twitter thread on Tuesday that highlights the “most hateful things” Rogan has said on his popular podcast over the past year and a half.

Andrew Yang apologizes for saying Joe Rogan isn’t racist because he works with black people

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  • Andrew Yang attempted to backtrack on an earlier tweet that said podcast host Joe Rogan isn’t racist because he works with Black people.
  • In a series of follow-up posts explaining his defense of Rogan, Yang said, “Racism is real deep,” but that he wanted to “believe the best of people – especially if I’ve met and spent time with that person.”
  • While the original tweet has since been deleted, screenshots were widely shared and sparked outrage.

Andrew Yang attempted to backtrack on an earlier Monday tweet that said popular podcast host Joe Rogan, who is facing a storm of controversy, isn’t racist because he works with Black people.

“I don’t think Joe Rogan is a racist — the man interacts with and works with black people literally all of the time,” the former Democratic presidential candidate tweeted on Sunday.

Taylor Swift Still Bitter About Spotify, Calls it a ‘Startup with No Cash Flow’

Taylor Swift is still feeling salty about Spotify not paying artists enough, or at least not appreciating the value of her art as much as she’d like. Swift throws a little jab at the music streaming startup in the September issue of Vanity Fair.

After she pulled her music off of Spotify last year over compensation issues, Swift made headlines this year when she successfully changed Apple’s mind on paying artists during the trial period of Apple Music.

Salty Spotify CEO Sums Up Apple’s New Music Streaming Service in Two Words

In typical fashion of their keynote announcements, Apple announced a slew of new services at their WWDC (World Wide Developer’s Conference) in San Francisco today, among which included their new music service app, Apple Music.

The app, which will launch June 30 around the world on all Apple devices, looks to combine iTunes and the traditional Music app to provide streaming access to a new 24/7 global radio station called Beats1.

This is How Much Tidal Actually Pays Music Artists

If you’re still not exactly sure what all that woe-is-me attitude at the root of Jay Z and co.’s grandstanding at Tidal’s relaunch earlier this year was all about, look no further than the infographic down below.

As shown by Information is Beautiful’s updated-for-2015 visualization of the subject, signed artists make .0019 cents per stream on Pandora and .0011 cents per Spotify stream. The worst payout of all for musicians, however, comes from Youtube, which pays out about .0003 per play. An artist signed to a record label would thus have to have their Youtube video played 4,200,000 times in order to earn the monthly U.S. minimum wage of $1,260.