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Kesha Drops Her Abuse Allegations Against Dr. Luke

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We’re with you, Kesha

After dropping her sexual assault allegations against Dr. Luke in California, Kesha has decided to follow suit in New York. Rather than pursue claims that she was sexually abused throughout her partnership with her one-time collaborator, Kesha has decided to focus on saving her career instead.

The singer confirmed to a New York judge on Friday that in order to defend herself from Dr. Luke's claims that she breached her contract, she'll be focusing on professional grievances instead. This is just the latest setback in Kesha's ongoing battle with the Kemosabe Records boss, who unfortunately holds the keys to her career.

As previously reported, Kesha has shifted her focus from her legal battles to the resurrection of said career, having submitted over two dozen songs to her label with the hopes that Sony will release her material, thus fulfilling her contract. She told fans after dropping her California suit: 

My fight continues. I need to get my music out. I have so much to say. This lawsuit is so heavy on my once free spirit, and I can only pray to one day feel that happiness again. I am continuing to fight for my rights in New York. Thank you for all your support. The support of my fans has been so beautiful and I'm so grateful for it. I'm Not sure where I would be without you all.

We can only hope that these latest developments bring Kesha one step closer to freedom. 

Lil Nas X, The Regrettes, and more

Every weekend, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week's round features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Lil Nas X, The Regrettes and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

7 EP - Lil Nas X
It's finally here, and it's everything you'd hope it'd be. Catch that yeehaw Cardi B feature.

"Expensive" - Rence ft. Noah Cyrus
I identify as the expensive love interest, thanks.

The Regrettes - I Dare You [Official Music Video] www.youtube.com

"I Dare You" - The Regrettes
How much cuter could they get? We stan.

Kiesza - Sweet Love (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

"Sweet Love" - Kiesza
Haunting and hot. What more could we ask for?

Noël Wells - Sad Girl Blues www.youtube.com

"Sad Girl Blues" - Noël Wells
My new anthem, TBH.

"Addicted" - Déyyess
I would let Déyyess sing me the phonebook.

Baby Rose - Mortal (Official Video) www.youtube.com

"Mortal" - Baby Rose
A sultry sort of lullaby.

"Keeper" - Olivia Nelson
Already stuck in my head, and that's where I want it to stay.

Poppy - Choke (Official Audio) www.youtube.com

"Choke" - Poppy
I can't get enough of this creepy AF beat.

"dead yet" - Gabriel Black ft. Phem
So here for this tender teen angst.

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