Brockhampton announces indefinite hiatus and says Coachella 2022 is its last show

Brockhampton today announced they are going on indefinite hiatus. They have canceled all 2022 world tour dates announced last year. The band’s representative noted that Brockhampton only have three live show commitments left: the O2 Academy Brixton in London on February 7 and the two weekends of Coachella 2022. “They invite their fans to come and celebrate the end of an era with them during these final performances,” the statement read.

Brockhampton started after band leader Kevin Abstract posted a note on the KanyeToThe forum asking if anyone wanted to start a band. Originally named Alive Since Forever, the group was later renamed Brockhampton. The many members who have been part of the collective include singers Ameer Vann, Joba, Matt Champion, Meryln Wood, Dom McLennon and Bearface, as well as producers Romil Hemnani, Jabari Manwa and Kiko Merley.

In 2017, after the collective moved to Los Angeles, Brockhampton starred in the series Viceland American boy band and released the three album Saturation series. the Saturation II the song “Gummy” was named one of Pitchfork’s “100 Best Songs of 2017”.

Shortly after signing with RCA in 2018, Vann was dropped from the group after facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Brockhampton canceled a tour to “regroup” after a dismal Boston Calling performance, and a month later made their public comeback on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It was their late television debut.

Brockhampton returned later that year with the record Iridescence– their first and only album to hit No. 1 on the Billboard album chart. In 2019, just a few months after Abstract released the solo album produced by Jack Antonoff Arizona baby, the group released Ginger. Brockhampton’s latest album Roadrunner: new light, new machine was released in 2021. The album featured contributions from Danny Brown, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, Charlie Wilson, and Jpegmafia.


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