A man lent further credence to the allegations that R. Kelly is a child sex predator by testifying he met the singer in a McDonald's when he was a 17-year-old aspiring rapper and was eager to do "anything" to get into the music industry.


U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly, presiding over R. Kelly's federal sex trafficking trial, snapped at the disgraced singer's defense attorney for tweeting in court and violating her ground rules for the case, Court TV reported.

Day 2 of testimony during R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial in Brooklyn continued with Jerhonda Pace attesting that the disgraced singer with whom she alleged to have a sexual relationship wanted the then-16-year-old to look younger.

R. Kelly is feeling the weight of his ongoing sex trafficking case, both literally and figuratively, as he has run out of money and can't pay court fees or for new clothes needed because he's put on the pounds behind bars.

Gayle King continued her impressive streak of landing coveted interviews that Black America wants to see when she sat down with Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor who survived the police shooting that killed her in her own home.


Nicole Blank Becker, R. Kelly's latest lawyer, has a long history of prosecuting sex crimes, not defending them.

Someone other than R. Kelly paid a six-figure tab to get the disgraced singer out of jail in Chicago for the second time in as many weeks.

R. Kelly's money woes were seemingly worsening by the day.


In a sign that time really was up for R. Kelly, the high-profile attorney Gloria Allred announced on Monday that she would be representing at least two of the disgraced singer’s accusers.


Former R. Kelly protégé Sparkle has finally offered some clarity over why she introduced her pre-teen niece to the embattled singer.


Here are the top takeaways we learned watching the "Surviving R. Kelly."

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R. Kelly may be on a comeback with his new album, “Black Panties,” but at least one journalist doesn’t want the world to forget a low point in the R&B singer’s career. Jim DeRogatis, the former Chicago Sun-Times reporter who broke the story about R.Kelly‘s alleged sexual acts with under-age girls, discussed the scandal with […]