No potty-mouth lyrics for iTunes Match

A glitch is causing iTunes Match to scrub explicit lyrics from some rap songs. Apple is working to fix the issue.

I've got 99 problems but a glitch ain't one.

Right now, that's more than Apple can say. The company is trying to fix a glitch that has resulted in iTunes Match filtering out explicit lyrics from what appears to be a small number of rap songs, according to the blog Cult of Mac.

Instead of hearing Kanye West's "Power" or Jay-Z's "Can I Live" the way they were originally recorded, the iTunes Match streaming service will only deliver profanity-free sanitized versions.

While parents might appreciate this kind of malfunction, there are plenty of us who don't mind the raw lyrics, as Cult of Mac points out.

iTunes Match , launched last year, is the $25 annual service that will scan customers' hard drives and match tracks in their iTunes music library, whether they were purchased from Apple or not.

 

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