Police: Grammy winner forced the woman to sexual servitude


CLAYTON, N.C. – A Grammy Award-winning music teacher in North Carolina is accused of using the promises of a singer's career to force a student into sexual bondage.

The Clayton police said in a statement Thursday that 60-year-old Ivan Hampden Jr. was arrested at his home. He is accused of various leaders of sexual servitude and of the spread of obscenity.

Investigators say that Hampden tied the woman in a room at the back of her music school and recorded various sexual acts, then sent video recordings and pictures of the acts to the victim. They say that the woman in her 50s took singing lessons there from 2014 to August. Police say a relative helped his police contact.

It is not clear if Hampden has a lawyer.

He received the Grammy Award in 2004 for work on multiple R & B shows, including one by Beyonce and Luther Vandross.

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