R. Kelly

Report: R. Kelly Indictment Looms After Discovery of New Underage Sex Tape

Prosecutors in Illinois are preparing an indictment against R. Kelly in response to a newly uncovered videotape showing the singer having sex with an apparently underage girl,…
Tosten Burks / February 14, 2019

Philadelphia City Council Symbolically Bans R. Kelly From City

Philadelphia's city council expressed solidarity with the Mute R. Kelly movement by unanimously passing a symbolic bill banning the alleged sexual predator from the City…
Maggie Serota / February 1, 2019

Report: R. Kelly Has Recorded New Album, Searching for Distributor

R. Kelly has recorded a new album and is searching for a distributor to "release it imminently," Billboard reports. The news follows an earlier report that Kelly's longtime label, Sony…
Tosten Burks / January 29, 2019

Erykah Badu Fights With Surviving R. Kelly Producer on Twitter, Denies That She Was Asked to Participate in the Series

Last night, Erykah Badu got into a Twitter spat with dream hampton, the producer and activist behind Lifetime's influential Surviving R. Kelly miniseries. Badu denied hampton's accusations that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2019

R. Kelly Barred From Using Chicago Studio After 5 P.M. Due to Building Code Violations

City officials in Chicago have revealed more details about last week's emergency inspection of R. Kelly's recording studio. The inspection reportedly turned up 67 building code violations, including an…
Tosten Burks / January 22, 2019

Erykah Badu Says She Wants to Pray for R. Kelly During Chicago Show

Erykah Badu performed last night at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago and during her set, she took a moment to say she's "puttin' up a…
Rob Arcand / January 20, 2019

Former Intern Claims R. Kelly Sexually Abused Her as a Teen

Tracy Sampson, a woman who said she interned at Epic Records in 1999, claimed that R. Kelly sexually abused her when she was a teenager.

Sony Drops R. Kelly: Report

R. Kelly and longtime label Sony Music have "agreed to part ways," sources tell Billboard. The label has no plans to announce the news to the public, per Variety, though…
Anna Gaca / January 18, 2019

R. Kelly’s Former Manager Has Turned Himself in on Terrorism Charges

A former manager of R. Kelly's, Henry James Mason, has surrendered to law enforcement in Georgia on terroristic threats and acts charges, The Blast and Atlanta's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2019

Chicago Officials Find Evidence R. Kelly’s Studio Used as Residence

Chicago officials yesterday found multiple building code violations during an emergency inspection of R. Kelly's recording studio, including evidence that the property is being used as a residence,…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Here Is the Full List of R. Kelly Collaborations Removed From Streaming Services

After years of disturbing allegations and more recent detailed reports of abuse, R. Kelly is experiencing something new: professional consequences for his alleged behavior. In the wake…
Will Gottsegen / January 15, 2019

Chance the Rapper’s Collaboration With R. Kelly Pulled From Streaming Platforms

Chance the Rapper's 2015 R. Kelly collaboration "Somewhere in Paradise" has been quietly removed from Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal, TMZ reports. As Pitchfork pointed out, the…
Maggie Serota / January 15, 2019

R. Kelly Accuser Says He Threatened Her After She Filed STD Lawsuit

Faith Rodgers, an alleged R. Kelly victim, held a press conference on Monday in New York City accusing Kelly of threatening her after she filed…
Maggie Serota / January 14, 2019

Illinois Refuses Permit for Concert to be Hosted by R. Kelly

Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct…
Associated Press / January 12, 2019

R. Kelly’s Lawyer Denies All Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against the Vocalist

R. Kelly's attorney Steve Greenberg has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct against the vocalist. In an interview with the Associated Press published on Friday,…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2019
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