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Conor Oberst Releases “You Are Your Mother’s Child” Video

Now that the nastiness of the rape accusations made towards Bright Eyes’ frontman Conor Oberst have been recanted, it’s time for the thirty-something folk star to continue sharing music from his latest album with fans. Last week, Oberst broke his short term public silence to share the official music video for his Upside Down Mountain […]

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Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Retracts Statement

Another week, another story of the internet using half-truths in place of hard facts. Joanie Faircloth, who allegedly was sexually assaulted by Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst, came out today and retracted her statement, saying that she made her entire story up for attention. In a notarized letter from her lawyer, the statement goes on to […]

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Conor Oberst Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Rape Allegations

Bright Eyes‘ Conor Oberst has filed a new defamation lawsuit against a woman who claimed she was raped by the singer when she was sixteen years old. In December 2013, a then-anonymous XOJane commenter responded to an article on the website detailing what it was like to date an abusive rock star, writing: “I was […]

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Village Voice, SPIN Remind Us R. Kelly Was Accused Of Disgusting Rape

Time flies when you’re having fun. While ten years ago R. Kelly‘s alleged rape hit its cultural peak with a Chappelle show joke, Jim DeRogatis has reminded us that these allegations may have been settled, but are still possible to have happened. DeRogatis was the reporter that broke the original R. Kelly sex with a […]

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Alleged Warped Tour Rapist Identified, Still Held On Bond

On July 23 of this year, police in Wyandotte County, Kansas arrested an 18-year old man who was working on Van’s Warped Tour over allegations he engaged in forced sexual conduct with an unidentified 18-year old girl. The story took a few days to get out, but in the last 24-hours has spread like wildfire […]

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Claims Innocence In Rape Case

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins swears he’s innocent when it comes to raping babies. The evidence is stacked against him, though. Watkins already had twenty-three sexual offences involving children under his belt and now he’s denying a twenty fourth. This one is possessing extreme animal porn. It was found in his home, so it’s really hard for […]

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Rick Ross Dropped By Reebok In Light Of Rape Lyric Incident

We’ve already reported on Rick Ross‘ (weak) apology on the matter earlier last week, but it looks like the world has yet to forgive the Miami rapper for his actions. The problem revolves around the following lyrics, which were used in one of his recent singles, “U.O.E.N.O” that go: “put Molly all up in her […]

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*Sigh* BOTDF’s Jayy Von Monroe Tweets About Rape

You would think that after being accused of rape by a number of different people including fans and other bands that you would have the common sense NOT to make rape jokes in public or on social networks such as Twitter. But there is no common sense to be had by Blood On The Dance […]

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Rick Ross Apologizes For Rape Lyric; Releases “Don’t Kill My Vibe” (Freestyle) Video

Maybach Music Group mastermind Rick Ross has spent the few weeks in hot water after complaints he praised rape culture with lyrics from a song released earlier this year. On “U.O.E.N.O.” Ross raps, “Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it / I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t […]

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Blood On The Dance Floor Release New Song; Liken Themselves To Christ & Address Rape Allegations

For a reasonably large segment of our readership, today is celebrated as the day Jesus Christ rose from the grave. Many mark the occasion with church service, while others have a celebration involving rabbits and eggs that makes little to no sense, and this story falls somewhere in the middle. As a gift to fans […]

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Henry Rollins Comments On Steubenville Rape Verdict

One story that has captivated our staff and nation in recent months is the tale of a sixteen-year-old girl from Steubenville, Ohio who was raped by two high school football players last summer. Yesterday morning, an Ohio court found the two teens charged in the case, Trent Mays (17) and Ma’lik Richmond (16), guilty and […]

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Lostprophets’ Frontman Releases Statement; Vows To Clear Name of Child Sex Charges

If you haven’t been following the news roll recently, here’s a recap: frontman of the Lostprophets Ian Watkins has been in court fighting charges of conspiring to have sex with a child under the age of 13. Today, Watkins’ case has officially been adjourned and he will have to return to court in May for […]