R. Kelly, born Robert Sylvester Kelly in Chicago, Illinois on January 8, 1967, is a as soon as celebrated, now disgraced singer and producer. The R&B artist grew to become recognized for her easy voice and prolific songwriting. He received three Grammy Awards for “I Consider I Can Fly” and is behind hits equivalent to “Ignition – Remix”, “I am a Flirt” (feat. TI & T-Ache), “Bump n’ Grind” and extra.
R. Kelly confronted allegations of sexually abusing youngsters for many years earlier than he was delivered to trial. He illegally married singer Aaliyah when she was a minor in 1994. In 2002, he was charged with 21 counts of creating little one sexual abuse materials, however the 2008 trial resulted in Kelly being acquitted by a jury on all counts.
Regardless of this, the accusations continued to observe him. He was the topic of the 2019 documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” and was subsequently indicted on a number of expenses in New York State. After being discovered responsible of intercourse trafficking and extortion in September 2021, he was sentenced to 30 years in jail in June. 2022. He was convicted of six counts of making little one sexual abuse materials on 14 September 2022 and sentenced to an extra 20 years. In a minor win for the protection, a decide granted Kelly the appropriate to serve his sentences concurrently.
Via all of it, he steadfastly maintained his innocence. This is R. Kelly in live performance at Bass Live performance Corridor in Austin, TX on March 3, 2017. For extra pictures via the years, click on via the gallery.