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R. Kelly: Photos Of The R&B Singer After He’s Found Guilty Again



R. Kelly, born Robert Sylvester Kelly in Chicago, Illinois on January 8, 1967, is a once-celebrated, now disgraced singer and producer. The R&B artist became famous for his smooth voice and prolific songwriting. He won three Grammy Awards for ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ and is behind hits like ‘Ignition – Remix’, ‘I’m a Flirt Remix’ (feat. TI & T-Pain), ‘Same Girl’ (with Usher). , ‘Bump n’ Grind’, and more.

R. Kelly also faced allegations of sexually abusing teens for decades. He illegally married singer Aaliyah when she was underage in 1994. In 2002, he was indicted on 21 counts of making child sexual abuse material, but the 2008 trial resulted in a jury acquittal for Kelly on all counts.

Despite this, the accusations continued to follow him. He was the subject of the 2019 documentary ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ and afterwards he was brought up on multiple charges in New York state. After being found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering in Sep, 2021, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison in June. 2022. He was convicted of 6 counts of creating child sexual abuse material on Sep. 14, 2022.

Through it all, he steadfastly maintained his innocence. Here, R. Kelly is seen in concert at Bass Concert Hall in Austin, TX on March 3, 2017. For more photos through the years, click through the gallery.

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