Dubai Claims R. Kelly Was Never Scheduled To Perform In The City
R. Kelly asked a judge to let him leave the U.S. despite sexual abuse charges to play a few shows in Dubai next month, but according to the city’s government, the R&B singer was never scheduled to perform there. Currently, Kelly is free on bond following his arrest for... Read more
R. Kelly Seeks Permission To Leave U.S., Play Concert In Dubai
UPDATE: As of Friday morning, Associated Press reports Kelly’s entertainment attorney Doug Anton said any Dubai trip was “off for now as contracts with Dubai concert organizers are reworked.” However, his criminal attorney Steve Greenberg said Kelly might be able to go to Dubai still, but he wants to... Read more
B2K’s Raz B Nearly Quits Reunion Tour Ahead of Rochester Show
B2K singer DeMario “Raz B” Thornton announced he was quitting the R&B group’s ongoing reunion tour after just a week, but rescinded his announcement after speaking with his bandmates and clearing up the situation. The Millenium Tour just kicked-off last week, and the group is slated to perform in... Read more
R. Kelly Returns To Jail After Failing To Pay Child Support
Update – as of Saturday, March 9: R. Kelly was bailed out of jail from a “benefactor” who helped him pay the $160,000 he owed to his ex wife in child support, TMZ reports. He told reporters, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can... Read more
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse
UPDATE: As of Monday evening, R. Kelly was released on bail after posting $100,000 bond. As of Tuesday afternoon, the German venue Ratiopharm Arena cancelled Kelly’s upcoming concert in April. R&B star R. Kelly, who was arrested over the weekend on 10 counts of sexual abuse, pleaded not guilty this... Read more
R. Kelly Continues To Tour Overseas Despite U.S. Backlash
R&B singer R. Kelly had trouble booking shows in the U.S. over the past few months, but has no problem overselling shows overseas. The singer has been under fire after the Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” aired earlier this year, exposing his various sexual assault allegations throughout the last... Read more
Chris Brown Arrested In Paris After Alleged Rape Claim
Rapper Chris Brown was arrested in Paris this Monday, reports say, after a woman filed a rape complaint. According to AP and Reuters, French police say the singer, along with two others including his bodyguard, were detained. A French tabloid Closer reports that a 24-year-old woman alleges Brown met... Read more
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