Bad Vibes are now Drug Hunt
Local band changes name after XXXtencion estate threatens legal action. by Peter Holslin
The ghost of controversial rapper XXXTentacion has come to haunt a local band. According to Rory Morison, guitarist for rockers Bad Vibes, the band has decided to change its name to Drug Hunt because of the possibility of legal action from XXXTentacion’s estate.
The issues began not long after the five-piece finished recording their debut album a little over a year ago. In preparations for its release on San Diego label Blind Owl, they decided to trademark their name. Alas, after searching to see if any other artists had previously taken it, they discovered that Jahseh Onfroy (aka XXXTentacion), the Florida rapper who was killed in a shooting in June 2018, had his own imprint called Bad Vibes Forever. Read More…