Chance the Rapper has issued an apology for working with R. Kelly after a clip of the rapper expressing his regret for previously dismissing Kelly's accusers aired in the Lifetime series "Surviving R. Kelly".
The six-part docu-series, which premiered on U.S. channel Lifetime this week, features interviews with the 52-year-old singer's former colleagues, girlfriends, ex-wife and alleged victims.
"I really don't want to believe it's because black girls don't matter enough". "It's nearly like God was able to let me see in the future".
There is no word yet when the Facebook page and accompanying website are set to go live, but with Surviving R. Kelly still being the hot topic of conversation days after it has aired, Kelly and his team are likely aiming to activate both pages sooner rather than later.
When the fact that other accused still had their music under the streaming giant's banner, the company chose to revert their radical decision.
In one of Aaliyah's few interviews addressing the marriage, she told the Chicago Sun-Times in December 1994: "I don't really comment on that because I know that's not true". In the series, there are parents that claim Kelly still has their daughters housed somewhere, and that they can not contact them, including a family who hasn't seen their daughter since her 2016 high school graduation, Complex reported. The allegations are subject to criminal prosecution in several USA states including IL, where R. Kelly lived as a resident of Chicago. "My 3 black daughters won't let me", he said.
In the United States makes this weekend the documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" on the transmitter Lifetime. The case went to trial in 2008, and Kelly was acquitted on all charges.
The long history of accusations against Kelly of alleged impropriety with young women and girls date back to 1994, when the singer was 27 years old and reportedly married his 15-year-old protegee, singer Aaliyah. While John Legend was the only artist who agreed to participate in the documentary series, Chance the Rapper has now come forward in response to a quote he made in May 2018, which was featured in the series' finale. (They're) people who have been critical of him.
In the sixth and final episode of the docuseries ties up the R&B singer's abuse and ties it into the Me Too era. I believe these women and don't give a fuck about protecting a serial child rapist.
The publication reports that R Kelly - real name Robert Sylvester Kelly - thinks those speaking out have been motivated by "personal and professional" vendettas against him and he denies all accusations.