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Around this time last year, the entire music world backed away slowly from R. Kelly after his old sex-crimes accusations reentered the conversation. He was on a Lady Gaga single, and that single…   Read Story »
Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage" came out in 1994, so Spin decided to include the 51-year-old rapper in their ongoing '94 celebration. Specifically, they played him a series of hits from that year and…   Read Story »
It's becoming more of an issue to include R. Kelly on your festival lineup because of his past sexual abuse charges -- just last week, Ohio's Fashion Meets Music Festival cut the R&B singer as a…   Read Story »
Columbus, Ohio's Fashion Meet Music Festival, which is scheduled to take over venues around our own Chris DeVille's hometown on Labor Day weekend, already had a pretty incoherent lineup: O.A.R.!…   Read Story »
Here in Columbus, people are always trying (and failing) to put together a major music festival. The latest attempt is the self-explanatory Fashion Meets Music Festival, which is set to go down Labor…   Read Story »
"Blurred Lines" did a lot of good for Robin Thicke. It made him a household name (and hashtag!), gave him his first #1 single, and basically secured his place in the fabric of pop culture for the…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, New York Magazine published a cover story titled "Is Terry Richardson an Artist or a Predator?" That question has followed Richardson for years now -- with some models accusing him…   Read Story »
"Don't chase the money," Aloe Blacc intones, in a Sam Cooke croon over a Stevie Wonder romp, about halfway through his new album Lift Your Spirit. "You can't chase the money," he pleads. What exactly…   Read Story »
We just anointed R. Kelly's Black Panties as Album Of The Week, and one of the best reasons to check it out is "Cookie," an absolute monster of an R&B song that compares cunnilingus to sumptuously…   Read Story »
Although his nearly singleminded fixation on sex has been a constant plumb line, R. Kelly's catalog is remarkably diverse. Stylistically, over the course of a 20-year solo career he's evolved with…   Read Story »