Kanye West For Peloton is personaless — the exercise company is banning their music from any future new classes.
Peloton took the stance in a statement on Wednesday paylobuddy … “We take this issue very seriously and can confirm that Peloton has indefinitely paused the use of Kanye West’s music on our platform. This means that our instructors can no longer use any newly created Not using their music in classes and we are not suggesting any classes that include their music in our active recommendations to members.”
He says, “You should know this was a decision we made shortly after his comment. Again, thanks for sharing your concerns and thanks for being a member of our Peloton community.”
The statement comes on the heels of Peloton alex toussaint – A popular cycling instructor – declaring that he would not play Yeh during any of his classes. He said this during his Hip Hop ride on Monday at 7 p.m. ET, without naming the person.
Toussaint said he does not tolerate hate speech and stands with the Jewish community – promising that he will promote a safe space and not play “that artist”. It seems his mentors felt that the policy should be implemented across the board… and that’s a big deal.
Many people are wondering what could happen to Kanye’s music as he is falling from grace. So far, there hasn’t been a lot of chatter about censoring//muting their catalog – but at this point, it looks like the door is starting to open a bit.
It could potentially do her a major disadvantage if it’s adopted en masse – as Forbes notes, her current estimated net worth of $400 million is made up of music royalties. And, if enough people stop playing him all at once, it can significantly affect his bottom line.