The 'urban' music debate and takedowns on Twitch

Jun 15, 06:00 AM
CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the debate about the use of the word ‘urban’ to categorise music that has seen Republic Records and the Grammys drop or cut back the use of the term, and Twitch’s latest run-in with the music industry. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

01: The ‘urban’ music debate (00:02:20)
02: Twitch takedowns (00:17:05)

Republic stops using the word ‘urban’ to describe music
Grammys update award names and nomination rules in a bid to address racism and corruption accusations
Twitch reports sudden “influx” of takedown requests as prolific users hit out a copyright claims and channel ban threats