R. Kelly

On Tuesday, R. Kelly filed two motions through his lawyer with a judge in Chicago to have either his federal conviction for child pornography and sexual abuse overturned or grant a new trial. Jennifer Bonjean, Kelly's lead attorney wrote in the motion that the prosecution used "perjured testimony" from a clinical psychologist in the case in addition to claiming the government didn't prove fully that the singer abused the minors in question. The post R. Kelly Requests Judge Reverse Fed Conviction Or Grant New Trial appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

The singer was previously sentenced to 30 years in prison after a sex crimes conviction last fall.

A juror was dismissed this week from the disgraced singer's federal sex crimes trial in Chicago, shortly before jury deliberations began.

R. Kelly will not have any money on his books. Judge says prison commissary account will be drained and will be used to pay back his victims. 

Drea Kelly & daughter Joann Kelly had an honest and open conversation with Ryan Cameron. During this conversation R.Kelly’s daughter, Joann opens up about her struggles trying to break into the music industry. The 24-year-old also says that there have been record deals on the table ready to go and as soon as they found […]

The victim at the center of R. Kelly's 2002 sex tape and 2008 trial is finally cooperating with authorities in his current Chicago case.

  It looks like the feds are not letting up on disgraced R&B singer and convicted sex offender R. Kelly. Opening statements have officially started on Kelly’s 2nd federal trial in his hometown of Chicago. Last month, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering charges […]

R. Kelly’s legal troubles seemingly have gotten even worse. His team’s request to exclude jurors who have watched Surviving R. Kelly has been denied. As per Variety his lawyers will have to rethink their strategy concerning their client’s current trial in Chicago. This week their petition to remove individuals from the juror panel who have watched the docuseries […] The post R. Kelly’s Request To Exclude Jurors Who Saw ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Is Denied appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Prosecutors in the R. Kelly sexual assault trial have dropped a major bombshell on the troubled singer. According to TMZ, Kelly and some of his ex entourage members will now face charges for “the creation of a fraudulent identification document for Jane Doe #1.” For those who don’t know… Jane Doe #1 is the name […]

A judge has ordered singer R. Kelly to use money from his music catalog as a form of payment for child support owed to his ex-wife. Legal documents released earlier today show that Kelly must use his publishing royalties to pay Drea Kelly $20,833 that he owes every month. Drea has been attempting to get […]

A federal judge has denied R. Kelly’s petition for bail citing “risk of flight and history of alleged obstruction.” The judge also set a trial date for the singer in regard to the five federal charges he faces for racketeering and sex trafficking. Related Stories: Drumma Boy: “R Kelly Jacked My Track And Gave It […]

The woman who put up $100,000 to help her “friend” get out of a Chicago jail earlier this year is upset and trying to get her money back. Daycare and restaurant owner Valencia Love kicked up the $100K for Kelly’s bond when he was picked up in Chicago for multiple charges of sexual abuse and […]