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R. Kelly Confirms He's Not Performing At Inauguration With Odd Photo

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.13.2017 | Home

Looks like R. Kelly was pissed. The R&B singer responsible for classics like the “I Believe I Can Fly,” “Ignition (Remix)” and the rap opera ...

Protecting The Good Brother: On Nate Parker And The Good Black Men (And Women) Who Defend Him

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 08.26.2016 | Home
C. Nicole Mason

On the proverbial eve of the release of the highly anticipated Birth of a Nation, it seems as if Nate Parker's once bright star is about to be extinguished, or at least dimmed by decades old rape allegations--and it should be.

Conor Maynard Seamlessly Fits R&B Hits To Drake's 'Controller'

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home

Conor Maynard, the British musician known for his amazing mashups, set out to answer the question we didn’t know we needed to be answered: How many ...

R. Kelly Opens Up About Past Sexual Abuse, Defends Bill Cosby

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.20.2016 | Home

R. Kelly opened up during a wide-ranging interview with GQ about everything from the sexual abuse he faced as a child to the allegations against Bill ...

You Might Be Rapey, Too -- The Real Reason Some People Are Defending Bill Cosby and R. Kelly

Kyla Jenee Lacey | Posted 01.08.2017 | Home
Kyla Jenee Lacey

Rape culture is so pervasive in our society that we don't even notice it, because it's in our music, and we buy it, and buy into it, and goddammit if we don't love it! We needed video evidence of R. Kelly raping a girl, and we still didn't believe it.

Remember All The Gross Accusations Against R. Kelly?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home

During a pretty standard interview with HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani on Monday afternoon, R. Kelly condescendingly asked if the host kn...

Watch A Reporter Shut Down R. Kelly's Sexist On-Air Tantrum

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.21.2015 | Home

R. Kelly got a bit miffed Monday afternoon when HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani questioned the artist about how the sexual assault alle...

Sorry, R. Kelly, You Don't Get To Ignore Your Past

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.21.2015 | Home

On Monday afternoon R. Kelly sat down at HuffPost Live to plug his latest album, "The Buffet." After 17 minutes, the singer stormed off set because he...

Miss Me With the Pass for R. Kelly | Posted 12.03.2016 | Home

R. Kelly is a star. He is celebrated widely. He is a man that Black women trust, stand proudly on stage with and call "brother." He is, most importantly, a man who has had repetitive, well-documented and authenticated sex with children and has called himself the "Pied Piper" to mock them.

Why Does Alleged Sexual Predator R. Kelly Still Have a Career?

Slate | Josh Levin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Home

As of Thursday afternoon, 16 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the latest a nurse named Therese Serignese who says the comedian drugged...

Jessica Goodman

R. Kelly Makes Surprise Appearance At Lollapalooza | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Home

Lollapalooza's final night was Chance the Rapper's for the taking. He had moved from last year's midday set on a small stage to the festival's lat...

R. Kelly Dropped From Music Festival After Complaints

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home

UPDATE -- July 29: Late Monday, the festival announced they had "decided to part ways" with Kelly and canceled his concert. In a statement shared w...

Everybody Left the World Cup Party When Her Left Tit Popped

Shanrah Wakefield | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home
Shanrah Wakefield

Although he had wanted to give her the best high five of all, he missed and slapped her left tit instead. It was entirely by accident, but the result was that Courtney's monstrous jug popped like a balloon and everybody found out that it was, in actual fact, a piñata.

R. Kelly Speaks Out About Transgender Son

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

R. Kelly spoke out for the first time about his transgender son, saying that when it comes to having kids it's about offering support. When the si...

LISTEN: 15 Songs To Ignite A Fire On The Sand

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.23.2014 | Home

As the warm summer months steadily approach, it's time to partake in some festive outdoor activities in an effort to soak up the sun’s radiant rays....

R. Kelly's Scandalous Plans

rollingstonelogo | Posted 03.04.2014 | Home

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Jason Newman R. Kelly's 2013 album Black Panties debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 an...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For February

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.10.2014 | Home
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list is as eclectic as they come. From the Top 40, you'll find a trio of collaborations featuring Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore, and Shakira.

5 Reasons Kitten Proves He Should Be in a Rap Video

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.15.2014 | Home
Leslie Goshko

Now, you may be thinking, "Who does this cat think he is? Why does he deserve to be in a rap video more than my precious Fluffy?" Well, I can give you a good reason. In fact, I can give you 5 good reasons!

Lady Gaga Swaps R. Kelly For Christina Aguilera

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Lady Gaga has traded in R. Kelly for Christina Aguilera on a new version of "Do What U Want." The two ladies performed the song together on "The Voice...

'Any Man Who Takes Advantage Of Any Woman Sickens Me'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

When famous men are known to mistreat women, should other celebrities vow not to work with them? And how feasible is a boycott of someone high-profile...

Lady Gaga And Christina Aguilera Duet On 'The Voice'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.18.2013 | Home

In a scene straight out of campy disco heaven, Christina Aguilera joined Lady Gaga on Tuesday to perform Gaga's latest single, "Do What U Want." The d...

R. Kelly Speaks Out After Scathing Story On Past Sexual Allegations

Posted 12.23.2013 | Home

One week following the release of his 12th solo studio LP, “Black Panties,” R. Kelly’s past sexual assault allegations resurfaced on Monday via ...

R. Kelly's Sexual Assault Accusations Revealed

The Village Voice | Posted 12.17.2013 | Home
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It's been nearly 15 years since music journalist Jim DeRogatis caught the story that has since defined his career, one that he wishes didn't exist: R....

R. Kelly Made Some 'Love-Making' Christmas Music, Because [...]

Posted 12.12.2013 | Home

Because nothing says Christmas like R. Kelly's baby-making jams, the R&B singer announced this week that he will be releasing a holiday album in time ...

R. Kelly Gets NSFW For 'Cookie'

Posted 12.10.2013 | Home

R. Kelly went full R. Kelly for the music video to his new single, "Cookie." Released Tuesday, the visuals show the 46-year-old singer surrounded by a...