It was commissioned by girls’s rights group UltraViolet, studying, “RCA/Sony: Drop Sexual Predator R Kelly.”
A banner demanding RCA Records and its guardian firm Sony drop R. Kelly over alleged sexual misconduct flew over the businesses' Los Angeles headquarters on Friday.
The airplane was commissioned by girls's rights group UltraViolet, studying, "RCA/Sony: Drop Sexual Predator R Kelly." The group says it has further plans for bodily protests in days to come back.
RCA has not responded to requests for remark.
UltraViolet's protest comes following the explosive Lifetime documentary sequence Surviving R. Kelly, which aired final weekend, sparking outrage with a number of accounts alleged predatory sexual habits.
The group has beforehand spoken out towards Kelly — together with different activist teams together with the #MuteRKelly marketing campaign and Women of Color inside the Time's Up motion — applauding Spotify's now-reversed determination to take away Kelly from its editorially curated playlists and condemning these doing enterprise with him.
"It is long gone time for RCA to dump R Kelly and take a stand towards abuse," mentioned UltraViolet Chief Campaigns Officer Karin Roland in an announcement on Thursday. "Their inaction is past shameful. RCA can not fake that R. Kelly's music may be separated from his violent actions."