The music label Sony Music and the US singer R. Kelly have apparently ended their collaboration. The US entertainment websites “Variety” and “Billboard reports,” according. Also from the Website of the Sony subsidiary RCA Records, Kelly is under contract, has been deleted, the musician already. Official confirmations from Sony or the musician, there is not yet.
The R&B singer Kelly (“I Believe I Can Fly”) to have had underage sexual intercourse, and of recordings made. In addition, he is said to have several women, like a cult leader, depending on. The recently released documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” on the US channel Lifetime had fuelled the already longer known allegations again.
in the meantime, have also called the Prosecutor’s offices in various US Federal States on the Plan. It is accusations of pedophilia and sexual Assault are examined by the singer. It also accused the singer, to have alleged victims of abuse with threatening Letters to Silence.
On Wednesday there had been then protests in front of the Headquarters of Sony Music in New York. Thousands of people had also called in Online petitions that the Label separates according to the allegations of the musicians.
This morning, the protest organizers brought more than 200,000 petition signatures to RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment to demand that the label drop R. Kelly. https://t.co/EqHPfsbf2F pic.twitter.com/Rzt5dT6iOE
— NPR Music (@nprmusic) 16. January 2019
in addition to Celebrities such as singers John Legend was also R. Kelly’s daughter, the aloof 21-year-old Joann Kelly of her father and him as a “Monster”. Also, singer Lady Gaga, who had collaborated with R. Kelly, took to the allegations. “Excuse me assets for my weak judgment, when I was young, and have not previously said anything,” wrote Gaga in a Tweet.