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Aloe Blacc has criticised Taylor Swift for pulling her music from Spotify.
Despite having spoken out against the music streaming company himself, the 36-year-old doesn't believe Taylor's actions were warranted.
Speaking with Page Six, the musician insisted they will all "fight our fights in Congress" and the fans shouldn't suffer in the meantime.
"Musicians shouldn’t block their music... and probably shouldn’t remove their songs. We don’t want the fans to worry about a loss of service. We’re gonna fight our fights in Congress... you guys continue to enjoy the music. I’m sure things will change," he explained.
"Streaming services are the way forward... It’s just a matter of getting the laws to work for the songwriter and... for the artist.”
Aloe's 2013 smash hit collaboration with Swedish DJ Avicii, Wake Me Up, was streamed online 168 million times. However, that only garnered $12,000 for the three writers of the track.
Taylor pulled her entire library of songs from Spotify last July. She cited the lack of fair payment as the main reason.
During Billboard's Women in Music Awards luncheon in December, the 25-year-old used the platform to explain her reasoning.
"I’ve taken this year to stand up for my value as a songwriter, as a businesswoman and a content creator. I’m open to... change and progress. I’m not open to the financial model that is currently in place," she declared.
"I think we can teach a younger generation about an investment in music. If you deliver them a bold statement, they will listen, and when you pour your life into an album, they will buy it.”
Taylor's latest album, 1989, sold nearly 1.3 million copies in its first week alone, upon release on October 27. She was the only artist with a platinum album in 2014.
According to her record label, Big Machine, she earned less than $500,000 in the past year from streaming, while in comparison, album sales were projected to hit $12 million in its first week.