Just a couple of days after R. Kelly protestors marched outdoors of the singer’s Chicago studio one other wave of activists have surrounded Sony’s New York headquarters protesting that the singer be dropped from RCA Records. Organized by Black Women’s Blueprint, Care2, Color of Change, CREDO, Girls for Gender Equity, NOW-NYC, and UltraViolet the crew of individuals delivered a petition signed by 217,394 individuals who agree that R. Kelly must be faraway from their roster of expertise.
“R. Kelly has been capable of proceed to prey on susceptible Black women for thus lengthy as a result of corporations like RCA – his file label – present him a income stream to keep up his intercourse trafficking operation and a veneer of public credibility,” the Facebook event for the protest reads.
The label has but to make a press release on the matter however has reportedly halted any new music from being launched.
“We’re right here to say that as organizers, as individuals, as survivors, as individuals who love black girls and women, that we care about black girls and women. We’re additionally right here to say that any individual, enterprise and establishment and anybody witnessing his abusive energy however selected to show the opposite method in terms of defending black girls…. Today, RCA, your quantity is named,” president of Girls for Gender Equity, Joanne N. Smith, said at the protest.