Barnhouse Records, which owns The Roots, has filed for bankruptcy protection, according to a filing filed Tuesday by the company.
Barnhouse Records is the latest record company to file for bankruptcy, including the one that owns the Hot 100.
The Roots have been at the center of many of the country’s most contentious music battles, but it’s the bankruptcy filing that has been the most controversial.
Barnhart Music, which has been at odds with the Roots over the past few years, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August.
That left the group with only $2.5 million in assets, according, the Associated Press.
In a statement, the company said it was filing for bankruptcy to avoid an impact on its members and their families.
Barnharts representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.