Rappler's latest stories on R. Kelly
The new federal charges include the singer systematically recruiting girls for sex while on tour
The musician who for decades has faced sexual abuse accusations was arrested last week on suspicion of having sex with 5 underage girls
The 52-year-old was taken into custody by federal agents in Chicago late on July 11
Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage brush off allegations that the singer brainwashes women he meets and has relationships with
R. Kelly dismisses the sexual abuse allegations made against him, saying that they're all 'rumors' and 'not true'
R&B singer R. Kelly is released from custody after spending 3 nights behind bars for 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse
The singer surrenders on Friday to police after decades of allegations of sexual abuse
The singer faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against 4 victims, 3 of them minors
Two more women accuse R. Kelly of sexually assaulting them as teens, claiming he cornered them in his hotel room and demanded sex
The 'new critical video evidence' suggests that the girl is only 14 years old
'As a radio we have a responsibility on who we give the airtime to. It's very serious and we feel we can't have him on the playlists," Danish media group Bauer Media says
The release of the explosive docuseries 'Surviving R. Kelly' has renewed focus on the R&B luminary's checkered history, and triggered discussion about music's protection of its stars
The new feature comes amid calls to remove music from artists like R. Kelly over abuse allegations
Reports say that Sony Music dropped the disgraced singer after 'Surviving R. Kelly' aired, the documentary revealing the many sexual abuse accusations made against the US singer
Lawyer Gloria Allred says her client Faith Rodgers has faced 'efforts to intimidate and retaliate' from the singer, after she filed the lawsuit now pending in New York's Supreme Court
'I intend to remove this song off of iTunes and other streaming platforms and will not be working with him again,' says Lady Gaga of her song with the R&B singer
The R&B singer faces accusations of criminal misconduct, including having sex with several minors
The singer reveals the abuse he got in the song 'I Admit'
Users of both the free and subscription-based versions of Spotify will still be able to find R. Kelly's music on the service. However, he will no longer appear in playlists curated by the platform or algorithm-generated recommendations.
'We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly's abuse made by women of color and their families for over two decades now,' the women movement says
R Kelly releases a statement after BuzzFeed News published a report alleging he held women in virtual slavery
The men who plotted to kill Joss Stone may also have been plotting to murder Beyonce and other stars