R. Kelly has a new album in stores called Black Panties, and it seems like good music has granted the R&B singer a pass for his past transgressions. Sure the Internet went in on the Pied Piper thanks to an ill-conceived #AskRKelly hashtag, but the details of the multiple settled lawsuits that accused him of having sexual relationships with teenaged girls have been glossed over by most music publications.
Well the Village Voice spoke with the original reporter, Jim DeRogatis, that broke the story of Kelly's alleged sexual affinity for young women, and he had no problem sharing the sordid details of what he learned covering the story. For example, there had been numerous lawsuits against R. Kelly that were essentially covered up, in plain sight.
Read the entire article at Sound Of The City.