New York, NY – R. Kelly is feeling the warmth within the wake of Surviving R. Kelly. According to TMZ, Kellz’s longtime label Sony Music has parted methods with the R&B celebrity. Sources near Kelly revealed each events agreed to the separation this week.
The label has reportedly been underneath strain to launch Kelly from his contract as protests outdoors their Los Angeles and New York City places proceed.
Lifetime premiered the six-part documentary on January 3, spotlighting Kelly’s inappropriate predatory habits and alleged sexual assaults. Since then, Lady Gaga, Chance The Rapper and Ciara have pulled their collaborations with Kelly from streaming providers because the #MuteRKelly motion discovered its second wind.
Kelly has been with Sony for the reason that onset of his profession and underneath contract with RCA — its subsidiary label — since 2012. RCA launched Kelly’s 12 Nights Of Christmas album in 2016, his follow-up to 2015’s The Buffet.
Earlier this week, RCA mentioned any new R. Kelly materials was on maintain, however it seems like that was solely the start.