R. Kelly

Watch the Trailer for Lifetime’s Docuseries Surviving R. Kelly

Lifetime has released a trailer for its upcoming docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. The six-hour special traces decades of sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly and features over 50…
Tosten Burks / October 22, 2018

R. Kelly’s Ex-Wife Details Alleged Abuse in New Interview: “I Thought I Was Gonna Die”

Andrea Kelly, ex-wife of R&B musician R. Kelly, recently sat down with The View to discuss the years she spent married to the Grammy Award-winning…
Rob Arcand / October 7, 2018

R. Kelly’s New York City Show Has Been Canceled

An upcoming R. Kelly concert at Madison Square Garden's Hulu Theater in New York City has been canceled. A representative of the concert's promotion company confirmed the…
Andy Cush / September 13, 2018

After #MeToo: Accusers of R. Kelly, Jesse Lacey, and More on Enduring Fan Harrassment

Kitti Jones met R. Kelly after a show in Dallas in 2011, while she was working as a DJ for 97.9 The Beat, a local…
Andy Cush / August 14, 2018

How Did R. Kelly Get Booked at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre? [UPDATE]

R. Kelly is scheduled to perform at the Hulu Theatre at New York City's Madison Square Garden next month, according to the venue's website, ticketing …
Anna Gaca / August 13, 2018

R. Kelly Confronts Abuse Allegations in Insane 19-Minute Song “I Admit”

Through the deluge of reporting on allegations of sexual abuse against R. Kelly over the last year, the R&B singer has made a few terse statements via…
Andy Cush / July 23, 2018

Spotify to Move Back on XXXTentacion Policy After Outcry

Spotify might be moving back on its decision to remove artists from its playlists. After instituting a new policy for handling "hate content" and "hateful conduct" earlier…
Rob Arcand / May 24, 2018

Hulu Developing New R. Kelly Documentary Based on Buzzfeed’s Reporting

Hulu is teaming up with Buzzfeed to produce a new documentary about the sex abuse claims against R. Kelly. Entertainment Weekly reports that the project…
Israel Daramola / May 24, 2018

R. Kelly Dismisses Critics in New Phone Video: “They Should Have Did This Shit 30 Years Ago”

A new video has surfaced online of R. Kelly expressing dismissal of his critics in one of his first publicly available statements since sexual abuse allegations of…
Andy Cush / May 22, 2018

R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting STD in Lawsuit

R. Kelly is the subject of a new lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court on Monday (May 21), alleging sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / May 22, 2018

Pitchfork Apologizes for Booking R. Kelly at 2013 Festival

Today, Pitchfork announced that it has partnered with the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) to "to raise awareness and funds to support the fight…
Jordan Sargent / May 18, 2018

R. Kelly Stages Racy Performance in North Carolina Amid Protest, Allegations

With demonstrators standing outside his concert protesting his presence, R. Kelly summoned his passionate fans to carry him through what has been a difficult week.
Associated Press / May 13, 2018

Apple Music and Pandora Are No Longer Promoting R. Kelly

On Thursday, Spotify said that it would be removing R. Kelly's music from its official playlists. Due to a new "hate content and hateful conduct"
Rob Arcand / May 12, 2018

What Does Spotify’s R. Kelly Policy Say About Policing a Streaming Platform?

Yesterday, Spotify announced that it was pulling R. Kelly's music from its numerous editorial and algorithmic playlists. Due to…
Rob Arcand / May 11, 2018

XXXTentacion and Tay-K Quietly Pulled From Spotify Playlists After Anti-Hate Policy Changes

In a Billboard story today, Spotify announced new policies for dealing with what it calls "hateful conduct" and "hate content." Under the new rules, anyone who engages…
Andy Cush / May 10, 2018
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