BROCKHAMPTON is an American muscical group formed in Texax in 2015 and currently based in California. Calling themselves “the internet’s first boy band” led by Kevin Abstract. They came up with the first mixtape “All-American Trash” in 2016 and launched their first album “Saturation” in 2017.
BROCKHAMPTON announced that they had signed a new deal under RCA. The genres include Hip Hop, Alternative Hip Hop, R&B and Pop Rap.
The members include Kevin Abstract, Matt Champion, Merlyn Wood, Joba, Dom McLennon, Bearface, Romil, Hemnani, Jabari Manwa, Kiko Merley, Henock “HK” Sileshi, Ashlan Grey, Robert Ontenient, Jon Nunes and
BROCKHAMPTON announced their 2018 tour to 4 countries with 20 cities including Manchester, Tucson and Glasnevin. Almost 109,584 fans will enjoy the live event.
Later on, many women raised allegations regarding sexual abuse against one of the the members of BROCKHAMPTON. Ameer Vann accused of abusing women sexually and emotionally with having an alongside relations with one of a minor girl. No official statement were issued by the band although BROCKHAMPTON was well aware of the Ameer’s actions.
Now BROCKHAMPTON kicked out the Ameer Vann from the group seeking appologies from their fans as Ameer is not a part of the group any more. They have cancelled thier US tour.
The statement reads”We want to sincerely appologize to the victims affected by Ameer’s actions. We were lied to, and we’re sorry for not speaking up sooner.
We do not tolerate abuse of any kind. This is not a solution to thier suffering, but we hope this is a step in the right direction.We are going to cancel the remaining dates of our current US tour to go home and regroup”.
On may 2012, a song writer Rhett Rowan who was previously involved in a relationship with raper Ameer Vann told that Vann is emotionally manipulative and mentally abusive. Many other women came out with the same allegations . Another twitter user also shared claims by other women.
Ameer Vann denied the series of allegations on twitter by different women. Rather in a statement he told that ” In response to the claims of sexual and emotional abuse, although my behaviour has been selfish, childish and unkind, I had never criminally harmed anyone or disrespected their boundaries”. He also stated that he never had relations with a minor or violated anybody’s consent.
Kevin Abstract from BROCKHAMPTON addressed the allegations and told that they are considering to delay the release of their unew album “Puppy” which is going to releaseed in june 2018.