Reach Records Drops Christian Hip-Hop Artist Gawvi Over Alleged Explicit Photos, Issues Statement

Christian hip-hop artist Gawvi has been dropped by his label, Get to Data, and the approaching We Are Unashamed Tour, following his allegedly sending sexually explicit images to females.

“Due to conduct that is inconsistent with our core values, we have ended our professional marriage with Gawvi,” stated Reach Records in a assertion. “This was a hard selection for us for the reason that of the level of complexity and mainly because we invest in our artists not just for their talent, but also as brothers and sisters in Christ. This is something we have been processing for more than a year and have wrestled with what would be the correct way ahead. New particulars that had been presented produced us know today’s conclusion was essential.”

On Jan. 29, Gawvi disclosed that he was receiving a divorce on his Instagram account, which no more time incorporates posts the artist’s Twitter account has also been deleted.

The divorce announcement was adopted by a tweet from a visible artist, who phone calls herself Cataphant, who claimed that Gawvi was sending unsolicited images to gals. “Years in the past I built album artwork for Gawvi,” tweeted the San Diego-dependent designer, also regarded as Catalina Bellizzi-Itiola. “For my future challenge, I’m heading to make a collage of all the unasked-for dick pics he sent to women whilst he was still married.”

Cataphant also had exchanges with people who claimed to have skilled or identified of related incidents involving the Gawvi. “Do [you] feel I’d be performing this if he truly listened to his circle?” responded Cataphant to 1 Twitter remark. “They did address it, he lower them all off. He’s got like 3 close friends remaining.”

The artist also defended her final decision to connect with out Gawvi on Twitter. “I did this for the reason that I’m standing up for my mate who was incorrectly represented in that lying ass assertion that painted a wrong photo of why Gawvi still left his spouse for a person else,” reported Cataphant on Twitter. “Divorce is regardless of what, shit transpires. But Gawvi, if you are examining this.. fuck you you fucking liar.”

In another tweet, she wrote, “I want to clarify a pair issues about why I spoke out about Gawvi. It wasn’t a knee-jerk thoughtless reaction. I have acknowledged about his actions for at minimum a yr, probably additional. We All Did. He was not superior at masking his tracks. Who did I obtain out all these matters from? Absolutely everyone.”

Gawvi, 33, produced his fourth album Noche Juvenil in 2021. In 2018, Gawvi’s solitary “Fight for Me,” showcasing Lecrae, gained a Dove award in the rap/hip-hop class, and two of his tracks reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Christian Album chart. The We Are Unashamed Tour in March and April 2022 will keep on without the need of Gawvi and attribute a collective of artists on the Get to roster, like Andy Mineo, Trip Lee, Tedashii, 1K Phew, Wande, WHATUPRG, Hulvey, Lecrae.

“We also want our actions to be a reflection of love, care, and issue for people who fail and these who are affected by our failures,” concluded the assertion by Achieve Information. “Each of us demands God’s grace and we invite you to pray for the households and men and women whose lives are becoming impacted. This is not a possibility to throw any individual away. We proceed to hope for restoration to be the result.”

Image by Scott Dudelson/Getty Pictures

Kenneth Proto

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