R. Kelly Proposed Illinois Concert Rejected Due To ‘Security Issues’
R. Kelly will no longer perform at Illinois’ Spring Break Jam concert due to “security issues,” adding another concert to his cancelled list of shows in an effort to mute the R&B singer. According to the Chicago Tribune, the concert was supposed to take place on April 6 at... Read more
R. Kelly Under Criminal Investigation After Docuseries Sparks Conversation
R. Kelly has faced severe backlash after Lifetime aired the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,” detailing more than two decades worth of sexual assault allegations, and now, the singer is under investigation. According to TMZ, a case was opened in the Fulton County Disctrict Attorney’s Office following last week’s airing... Read more
R. Kelly Claims Australian Tour Announcement Was Fake
Over the weekend, a concert promoter announced an all-ages 2019 Australia and New Zealand tour for R&B artist R. Kelly, yet the singer claimed this tour is fake and he will not be touring down under. The promoter, Big Music Tour, revealed R. Kelly’s “King of R&B Tour,” which... Read more
#MuteRKelly Movement Tries To Shut Down Singer’s Jacksonville Show
Despite the various allegations against him, R. Kelly is slated to perform another show, but the #MuteRKelly movement is ready to shut it down once again. Over the past 24 years, the R&B singer has been accused on several occasions of sexual abuse. The allegations go back to 1994,... Read more
R. Kelly’s New York City Show Is Cancelled Amid Hurricane, Low Sales
R. Kelly’s concert at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater has been cancelled, but multiple reasons may contribute to why the show was called-off. According to the South Carolina-based promoter Victory Promotions, the show was cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, a Category 1 storm trudging through North and South Carolina... Read more
R. Kelly To Perform High-Profile NYC Show Despite Sexual Assault Allegations
R&B artist R. Kelly has been dodging numerous sexual assault allegations over the past year, but he has stepped back into the limelight with the announcement of a show next month at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre. While the event has gone pretty unnoticed so far, Spin‘s Anna Gaca... Read more
R. Kelly Concert At UIC Cancelled After Numerous Protests, Complaints
R. Kelly was slated to play a show at the University of Illinois at Chicago in his hometown this weekend, but activists and UIC staff managed to get his performance pulled as a part of the #MuteRKelly campaign. According to the Ticketmaster website, Kelly is “no longer performing” at... Read more
Women Fight To Shut Down R. Kelly Concert at UIC Next Weekend
The R&B star R. Kelly is headed to the University of Illinois at Chicago next Saturday, but activists within the university staff and community are standing with the #MuteRKelly campaign in hopes to get the show pulled. The director of Women’s Leadership and Resource Center at UIC, Natalie Bennett,... Read more
Dallas Women’s Group Call for R. Kelly Concert Cancellation
An R. Kelly concert is scheduled for this Friday night at the Fair Park Music Hall in Dallas, Texas, but a local women’s group is working to have the show cancelled. If it’s not, the women tell local news reporters at WFAA and Fox4 that they will protest at the... Read more
R. Kelly Controversy Causes Concert Cancellations
R&B artist and rapper R. Kelly, most well-known for his 2002 hit, Ignition (Remix), has just cancelled at least three stops on his U.S. ‘After Party’ Tour with uncertainty about at least one more, according to billboard.com. The confirmed cancellations are shows at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans,... Read more