At least three of R Kelly’s upcoming tour dates have been cancelled due to poor ticket sales in the wake of the latest round of allegations against him, that he’s at the center of an “abusive cult.” Vic Mensa and Vince Staples spoke out against the controversial singer, as well.
R Kelly released a statement through his lawyer after allegations that he’s holding several women in an “abusive cult,” but now he’s released a video where he calls the allegations “a bunch of crap,” and says he will still play scheduled shows.
Jim DeRogatis published a report via Buzzfeed detailing allegations against R. Kelly that he’s holding several women in an “abusive cult.” This report is the latest in a history of stories about sexual misconduct that surround Kelly, going back many years.
September is coming to a close and it’s the perfect time to get some dancing in while the temperature cools down. With many shows to pick from, you can tailor your weekend plans to fit around your favorite musicians.
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Malaysian artist Yuna is performing upstairs at the Foundry. Yuna’s musical aesthetic is mature and her fashion is amazing. Her calm demeanor will put you at ease and heal your soul. Her third international album Chapters was released in May and it includes guest appearances by Usher and Jhené Aiko. You can buy ...
Pope Weekend is upon us. Some are excited, some are fleeing the city like an epidemic. On top of all the festivities, there are plenty to do around the city if you can plan ahead and add some commute time to take the thousands of visitors into account.
The Queen of Pop Madonna will be at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night. Her Rebel Heart Tour has included over the top cameos by Amy Schumer and Diplo. Who knows what celebrity will appear on the Philadelphia stage, but whoever it is ...
Tax season is over! Celebrate your refund rolling in, or just the exciting week ahead, with some upbeat music. This playlist is full of everything from fun throwbacks, to fresh starts, or money related music to inspire good vibes for the week ahead. Wake up and have a happy morning with this playlist and keep the good feelings going all week.
Philly’s own Strand of Oaks rocks into a new day with a song about starting over
“The World as I See It” An exhibit of works by artists from the Arundel Lodge, a nonprofit organization that specializes in helping people with behavioral health disorders. Proceeds will benefit the artists and Hospice of the Chesapeake. Public reception Oct. 5, 2-4 p.m. Through Jan. 26. Gallery 90, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena 443-837-1501, Ext. 1328. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.hospicechesapeake.org. Free, RSVP by Tuesday for reception.
Yesterday’s news becomes today’s #TBT thanks to Giraffage‘s take on R. Kelly’s remix to “Ignition,” released in celebration of his signing with Fool’s Gold. R&B remixes have become a staple of the San Francisco producer, and his take on the 2003 classic holds up to his high standard. The song incorporates a heavy 8-bit Mario sound to give it a little of that “toot toot” and a dash of trap to give it that “beep beep.” Stream it below.
R. Kelly reaches a new level of NSFW with “Cookie.” Kelly’s video for the track dropped today along with his latest album Black Panties. Mr. Kelly pulls a Hugh Hefner and spends most of the video in a mansion surrounded by women scantily clad as French maids.
Even with such an explicit repertoire, R. Kelly’s creative method in the studio and on set is pretty sound. “I got visions,” Kellz says in a behind-the-scenes look at the Cookie music video. “When I’m doing the songs in the studio, I’m actually doing them to the video that I’m seeing in ...