R. Kelly

Noisey News

Report: New Video of R. Kelly Allegedly Having Sex With Minor Emerges

The New Yorker spoke to an unnamed law-enforcement official, who said that Kelly could be indicted soon.
Kristin Corry
4 days ago
Internet Exploring

So, What’s Joyner Lucas’s Deal?

Seriously, what’s up with this dude?
Josh Terry
1.22.19
Noisey News

Report: Sony and R. Kelly Have Split

According to Billboard, the singer is now without a label in the wake of 'Surviving R. Kelly.'
Alex Robert Ross
1.18.19
Noisey News

One Week After 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the Change Is Just Beginning

In the week following Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the news cycle surrounding the Chicago singer has been unrelenting.
Kristin Corry
1.11.19
Noisey News

The Six Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry
1.9.19
Interviews

'Surviving R. Kelly's' dream hampton: "There Are Women Who Aren't Afraid"

dream hampton told Noisey about the six-hour Lifetime docuseries, which is an uncomfortably close look at the sexual assault allegations that have surrounded the singer since the 90s.
Kristin Corry
1.7.19
Noisey News

The 'Surviving R. Kelly' Premiere Was Disrupted By a Gun Threat

The event received an anonymous phone call that the Lifetime network confirms came from Chicago.
Kristin Corry
12.5.18
Noisey News

R. Kelly Releases Bizarre New 19-Minute Song, "I Admit It"

The Chicago singer reveals he doesn't own his music, addresses Spotify's Hate Conduct policy, and offers a strange denial of the sex cult allegations in a new song.
Kristin Corry
7.23.18
Noisey News

Spotify CEO Talks Hateful Conduct Policy: "We Rolled This Out Wrong"

After his company removed R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from curated playlists at the start of this month, Daniel Ek admitted to a conference crowd last night that Spotify made some mistakes.
Alex Robert Ross
5.31.18
documentaries

Why I've Made Two Films About the R. Kelly Sexual Misconduct Allegations

We spoke to Ben Zand, the filmmaker and journalist behind two BBC docs that explore the claims made against R. Kelly.
Ben Zand
5.29.18
Noisey News

Spotify to Restore XXXTentacion Songs to Their Playlists After Outcry

The company's "hateful conduct" policy was reportedly protested by Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music from the platform.
Phil Witmer
5.25.18
Noisey News

Woman Accuses R. Kelly of Rape, Imprisonment, and Infecting Her with Herpes

A lawsuit filed yesterday claims that the 51-year-old singer was "mentally, sexually and, verbally" abusive to Faith Rodgers after meeting her last March.
Alex Robert Ross
5.22.18
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