R. Kelly is claiming he was oblivious to a significant legal development in an Aug. 2023 ruling that resulted in six women being awarded $10.5 million over alleged threats, which ultimately led to the cancellation of the screening of the docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club […]

Singer R. Kelly filed an appeal in his New York federal sex crime case on Tuesday. He believes that he was wrongfully charged and sentenced (having received 30 years) for more reasons than a few. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Last […]

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Joycelyn Savage has welcomed her first child with R. Kelly, who’s serving 30 years in prison. She welcomed a baby girl earlier this month.

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Da Brat shares her thoughts on Gunna's case now that he's free and explains why Surviving R. Kelly is back for more. 

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The release comes three months after the singer was found guilty of federal sex crimes in his hometown of Chicago.

Could the Pied Piper of R&B could be coming home soon!? One of. Kelly’s accusers shared that his Chicago case could be dismissed soon.

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R. Kelly has been found guilty on 3 counts of videotaping himself sexually abusing his then 14-year-old goddaughter, a federal judge in Chicago has ruled. 

The singer was previously sentenced to 30 years in prison after a sex crimes conviction last fall.

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A juror was dismissed this week from the disgraced singer's federal sex crimes trial in Chicago, shortly before jury deliberations began.