Luke Bryan calls the ‘aftermath’ of Girl Antebellum’s identify change ‘a large number’
Luke Bryan has addressed the identify change of the nation band Girl A — previously often known as Girl Antebellum.
In June, the band reconsidered the moniker “after a lot private reflection” and conversations with “closest Black buddies” as a result of the phrase “Antebellum” refers to a time frame, “which incorporates slavery,” they mentioned. The change got here throughout protests and civil unrest world wide sparked by the killing of George Floyd.
Nevertheless, a blues singer by the identify of Anita White had been utilizing the identify Girl A for a number of a long time.
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Since then, the band has filed a lawsuit to safe rights to the identify, which they declare has been a nickname of theirs all through their profession.
Now, nation famous person Luke Bryan has voiced his opinion on the matter throughout a digital chat with Andy Cohen.
“I do not suppose they have been anticipating the aftermath of being known as Girl A,” he said. “I can say that for years, everybody within the nation music group has actually referred to them as Girl A.”
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The “American Idol” choose supplied an instance, explaining that he’d ask for “the Girl A guys” when he was on the telephone.
Bryan mentioned that Girl A was a “nice possibility” for the band to alter their identify to, however “now it is tough.”
“Who is aware of what they will have to determine, however, God, what a large number within the aftermath of eradicating ‘antebellum.'”
Well-liked nation music group The Dixie Chicks additionally modified their identify within the wake of the protests to The Chicks, dropping “dixie” due to its affiliation with the states belonging to the Confederacy through the Civil Conflict.
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The Chicks spoke with Stephen Colbert in regards to the identify change, explaining that they’d wished to take action for some time, and made positive they’d their “geese in a row legally” earlier than saying the change.