I came across a rumour several days ago that said singer R Kelly has fired his publicist over the #AskKelly debacle last week. For those of you who missed it, someone over in Kelly’s camp (this might have even been Kelly’s idea) decided that it would be a good idea to encourage Twitter users/fans to ask Kelly questions on Twitter to coincide with the release of his new album ‘Black Panties’. But surely they must have seen this coming… I want all […]
Black Voices reports that R.Kelly has cancelled promotional appearances for his new album (Write Me Back) and memoir (Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me) because of throat complications. The singer had surgery last year to treat an abscess on his vocal cords. Kelly’s publicist said in a statement that ‘he was on his way to New York on Wednesday morning when he became ill and returned to Chicago for medical treatment’. … Oh dear this doesn’t sound good.
It has been reported that singer R.Kelly (real name Robert Kelly) owes millions in unpaid taxes. It is claimed that Kelly owes almost 5 million dollars to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). Record show he paid 2.6 million dollars in back taxes in 2008 and another one million dollars last year, but still owes the federal government more than 4.8 million dollars. Last year the star was forced to sell his mansion in Chicago (that he built) because of unpaid mortgage payments, […]
Melanie Amaro and R. Kelly perform Kelly’s 1997 smash hit single I Believe I Can Fly.
R.Kelly has been forced to slash the selling price of his lavish mansion. It has been reported that the singer had the house built back in 1997 but in 1999 used it as collateral to borrow $3.5million. However after missing his mortgage payments for more than a year and facing a foreclosure lawsuit, he has put the house on the market for just $1.595 million in an attempt to force a quick sale. Click HERE to view photographs of the house. R. Kelly […]
Singer R. Kelly will become a cruise ship act come October 2012… Via The Official R. Kelly website Don’t miss your chance to join R. Kelly on the Love Letter Cruise from Miami to Grand Turks, Half Moon Cay and Nassau, Bahamas! This 5-day cruise on Carnival Cruise Line “Destiny” will feature a host of exciting activities, highlighted by R. Kelly’s fabulous concert at sea. Click here to read more…. [Thanks Miss Irie]
Singer R Kelly will no longer be performing at this years Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay, Jamaica, due to having undergone emergency surgery to drain an abscess from his tonsil, and will be ‘laid up indefinitely’. Summerfest Productions executive director Johnny Gourzong said in a statement “Kelly’s unforeseen and unavoidable health issues will prevent him from making a scheduled appearance on the music festival. We are truly going to miss his presence on the festival,”.
It has been announced that R.Kelly will perform at this years Reggae Sumfest which takes place July 21-23 in Montego Bay Jamaica. Johnny Gourzong, executive producer of the event said, “The Reggae Sumfest team is excited to be presenting R. Kelly on the Sumfest stage. We have been trying to contract him for the last five years and it is great to see that it is finally happening. We are expecting a spectacular performance from Mr. Kelly.” It will be R Kelly’s second performance […]