Noname to Change 'Room 25' Album Artwork in Light of Abuse Allegations Against Artist

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Noname's poignant Room 25 album injected a breath of contemporary air into the hip-hop scene final month, together with her poetic rhymes standing out amongst a glut of recent tasks. Even although the sophomore album has acquired important acclaim, the hassle has been draped in controversy since allegations of home abuse in opposition to the duvet artwork's artist have gone public. On Monday (Oct. 15), the Chicago native introduced that she can be working to vary the album's cowl.

"In mild of current allegations, I will likely be working to exchange the duvet art work of Room 25," she said on Twitter. "I don't and won't assist abusers, and I'll at all times get up for victims and imagine their tales. My coronary heart goes out to Ellie, her household, and all survivors of abuse."

The mission's artist, Bryant Giles, was initially arrested on Oct. eight and charged with misdemeanor home battery in opposition to his accomplice Ellie, based on Chicago Police Department information Pitchfork. A supposed finest good friend of the sufferer posted images of the alleged abuse to social media in assist of her good friend shifting ahead with the case.

Read Noname's assertion concerning Room 25 under.