On July 8, the band sued White, claiming that he had demanded $ 10 million from them and that “Lady A. White responded in an interview Vulture, Stating that the band had rejected several of her other offers to compromise and hoped to split the $ 10 million evenly between her own rebranding efforts and funding to support other black artists Had.
On June 11, a trio of countries announced that they were dropping “antebellum” from their names due to the word’s engagement with slavery in the United States, instead going by Lady A. He had not consulted White, a black woman who has performed and recorded as Lady A for more than 20 years. “They are using the name because of a Black Lives Matter incident, which, for them, is a moment in time. If it matters, it would have mattered to them earlier as well,” she said.