Seattle blues singer Lady A has launched a brand new single, ‘My Title Is All I Acquired’, which apparently references her authorized battle with the band Woman A, previously often called Lady Antebellum.
The track begins with the road “they tried to take my identify, however my identify is all I received“, a doable allusion to the present authorized matter between the 2 acts over the usage of the identify “Woman A”.
On the track, Woman A – actual identify Anita White – additionally praises singer Margo Price for “popping out and saying y’all want to ask me to the Grand Ole Opry” and Chris Stapleton for supporting the Black Lives Matter motion.
“You’re taking our tradition, our music, our artistry. Depart us our identify. As a result of you understand what? Typically it’s all we’ve received,” White sings on the observe.
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Following the worldwide Black Lives Matter protests earlier this yr, Lady Antebellum changed their name to Lady A over issues in regards to the phrase “antebellum”‘s connotations with slavery earlier than the American Civil Battle.
White – who had been going by the identify Woman A for years – criticised the band’s move to change their name shortly after.
“That is my life. Woman A is my model, I’ve used it for over 20 years, and I’m pleased with what I’ve achieved,” White advised Rolling Stone. A spokesperson for the band advised the publication that they weren’t conscious of White’s use of the moniker.
In July, the band Woman A sued White for trying to “implement purported trademark rights in a mark that Plaintiffs have held for greater than a decade”, because the band had reportedly trademarked the identify “Woman A” for “a few years”.
The band claimed that White had demanded a $10million cost to ensure that the band to make use of the identify.
White then countersued the band, searching for damages and royalties on the grounds of “misplaced gross sales” and “diminished model identification”. She additionally claimed the band had rejected a number of compromises and that she had hoped to make use of the $10million for her personal rebranding and funding for different Black artists.