sexual assault

Op-Eds

Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
3 days ago
Noisey News

The 'Surviving R. Kelly' Premiere Was Disrupted By a Gun Threat

The event received an anonymous phone call that the Lifetime network confirms came from Chicago.
Kristin Corry
12.5.18
Noisey News

Woman Accuses R. Kelly of Rape, Imprisonment, and Infecting Her with Herpes

A lawsuit filed yesterday claims that the 51-year-old singer was "mentally, sexually and, verbally" abusive to Faith Rodgers after meeting her last March.
Alex Robert Ross
5.22.18
Noisey News

Two More Women Come Forward With Sexual Abuse Allegations Against R. Kelly

In a new report from BuzzFeed News, two more additional women speak up with claims about the Chicago singer.
Kristin Corry
5.4.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.15.18
Essays

Let's Just Kill the Male "Rock Star" Persona Once and for All

The cases of bands like Hedley and Brand New show that men can't use their lifestyles as an excuse anymore in the #MeToo era.
Sarah MacDonald
3.5.18
Noisey News

Two More Women Accuse Nelly of Sexual Assault

The St. Louis rapper now faces sexual assault accusations from a total of three women.
Kristin Corry
1.25.18
Noisey News

Sorry Morrissey, Der Spiegel Has Audio Proof You're Still an Asshole

Turns out he said exactly what he said they said, quelle surprise.
Lauren O'Neill
12.13.17
Noisey News

Creation Founder Harry Thomas Charged with Sexually Assaulting Children

According to an investigation, Thomas sexually assaulted four children between 1999 and 2015.
Alex Robert Ross
12.9.17
Noisey News

Russell Simmons Steps Down From His Companies After Assault Claims

"The companies will now be run by a new and diverse generation of extraordinary executives who are moving the culture and consciousness forward," he said in a statement.
Lauren O'Neill
12.1.17
Noisey News

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys Accused of Rape

The claims have been made by singer Melissa Schuman, in a blog post.
Lauren O'Neill
11.22.17
Noisey News

Def Jam Co-Founder Russell Simmons Accused of Sexual Assault

In a piece published this morning, The Los Angeles Times reports that Simmons allegedly raped then-17-year-old model Keri Claussen Khalighi in 1991.
Alex Robert Ross
11.19.17
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