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Lil Uzi Vert has discovered himself on the fallacious facet of a possible authorized battle, this after he allegedly references a controversial cult group pictures current in his upcoming music releases. Heaven’s Gate, the surviving members of the group in query, is pursuing authorized motion after they are saying the rapper used their image for the duvet artwork of his album and single.
Page Six reports:
A month after surviving members of the cult slammed the rapper, 24, for the purported Heaven’s Gate-inspired cowl of his upcoming album, “Eternal Atake,” the art work for Uzi’s new single options one other reference to the group.
Released early Tuesday morning, the art work for “New Patek” options the rapper reaching via a keyhole — a logo related to the notorious suicide cult and featured prominently in its brand.
When reached for remark by Page Six, the Telah Foundation, which is made up of surviving Heaven’s Gate members who have been left behind to reply media inquiries in regards to the cult, defined that their legal professionals have been in contact with the rapper.
The outlet provides that officers from the Telah Foundation have employed a authorized crew to deal with the usage of the brand and when pressed by Page Six, they acknowledged hopes that the events can come to a mutual understanding.
Heaven’s Gate was a spiritual cult started in 1974 by Marshall Applewhite and led together with Bonnie Nettles. The group believed that their human existence was coming to an finish and to rise to the subsequent degree, they would want to shade their earthly our bodies as a way to be transported right into a spacecraft the place they’d dwell in whole bliss freed from “mammalian” tendencies.
In March 1997, 39 members of the group dedicated mass suicide in an try to hitch a trip to a spacecraft following the Hale-Bopp comet.