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In a recent interview with UK’s Sunday Times magazine, Rita Ora claimed that Roc Nation discriminated her for being a woman.
The former Roc Nation artist filed a lawsuit against the record label back in 2015, accusing the company of neglect.
"When Rita signed, Roc Nation and its senior executives were very involved with her as an artist," the complaint read at the time. "As Roc Nation's interests diversified, there were fewer resources available and the company suffered a revolving door of executives. Rita's remaining supporters at the label left or moved on to other activities, to the point where she no longer had a relationship with anyone at the company."
The 27-year-old claims things might have favored better if she were a man. “I want to find the right word here, and maybe this is my interpretation, but I do feel I got discriminated against because I was a woman,” she told the Sunday Times. “I almost felt—maybe this is just my interpretation—I could have had a better chance if I’d been male.”
Despite the alleged discrimination and lawsuit, the singer seems to be getting back to music because she's getting ready to release a new song called "Girls" with Cardi, Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha on May 11.
I’m so happy to finally announce my new single GIRLS feat some amazing powerful women who have inspired me so much! Thank you 😇@iamcardib @beberexha @charli_xcx ! OUT 11th MAY 💕 pic.twitter.com/Qc9fKEClh2— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) May 4, 2018