Ek, who co-founded the streaming giant, also acknowledged that he's "very familiar" with the "scary parts" of artificial intelligence.
“It’s up to his label, if they want to take action or not," CEO Daniel Ek said.
“During the height of it all, I gained two million subscribers,” the podcaster said.
In a memo to Spotify staff, CEO Daniel Ek apologized for the way the podcast controversy "continues to impact each of you."
Daniel Ek confessed that achieving the streaming service's ambitions means having content "that many of us may not be proud to be associated with."
David Crosby and others called Daniel Ek “greedy” for suggesting musicians need to work harder as Spotify continues to pay them pennies.