Lady Antebellum steals a black artist's name, and then sues her.

everysurfer

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How to shoot yourself in the foot...

1) Be a southern musical group, named after the most racist period in America.
2) Try to be "woke" and change your name.
3) Take a minority artist's name.
4) File a lawsuit to drag the minority artist through the courts.

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Kento

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Instead of the knee-jerk name change, they should have taken more time to think about it and just called themselves Transitioning Lady Antebellum in the interim.

Or hell, just leave it up to the erBB. We have tons of great band names!
 

afoaf

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How to shoot yourself in the foot...

1) Be a southern musical group, named after the most racist period in America.
2) Try to be "woke" and change your name.
3) Take a minority artist's name.
4) File a lawsuit to drag the minority artist through the courts.

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they'll be lynched by the end of the week
 

GromsDad

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West of the Atlantic. East of the ICW.

How to shoot yourself in the foot...

1) Be a southern musical group, named after the most racist period in America.
2) Try to be "woke" and change your name.
3) Take a minority artist's name.
4) File a lawsuit to drag the minority artist through the courts.

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Really liked their early stuff incredibly talented. The first time I ever heard them was when I stumbled onto this youTube video.


This is pretty impressive:

 

the janitor

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How to shoot yourself in the foot...

1) Be a southern musical group, named after the most racist period in America.
2) Try to be "woke" and change your name.
3) Get SUPER CREATIVE and just use the first letter of your last name, hi5s all around with your agent
4) Agent informs record label/lawyer
5) Commence usual music business practices
6) Do trademark search, find small time existing artist with same name
7) File a lawsuit to drag the minority artist through the courts.

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