It didn’t all come back to him until he found the change of name deed in his mail box.
The country outfit formerly known as Lady Antebellum appropriated the Black blues singer’s stage name earlier this year.
The 22-year-old MC will now be known as simply Cordae.
The metal guitarist reveals he will no longer record or perform under the Lynch Mob moniker.
Longtime house DJ acknowledges the “controversy, confusion, pain and frustration” associated with the moniker.
“Black lives, names, experiences, work, art — they all matter,” says the Black blues singer.
The country group claims Anita “Lady A” White wanted $10 million to share the name.
The California rock act Slaves will release a new album in August, and then change their name for good.
A recent op-ed called on the band to change their name due to the racist connotations associated with the word “Dixie”.
Frontman Patterson Hood said their “name was a drunken joke that was never intended” to last this long.
The country music group never reached out to the original Lady A prior to their name change announcement.
Country trio has operated under the name for 14 years.