Robert Sylvester Kelly popularly known as R. Kelly is a hip-hop star who is known for his role in redefining R&B and hip-hop. He is usually called the “King of Pop-Soul” and the “Pied Piper of R&B”. R. Kelly is a renowned American singer who has successfully earmarked record label sales of over 75 million. He is as well a songwriter, a record producer, and a current sex convict offender who is potentially about to serve a 30-year jail term sentence.
The Exceptional R&B star was sentenced to a period of 30 years imprisonment on Wednesday for alleged charges of him being engaged in physical and sexual abuse of women and minors. The Prosecutors at the time asked for a 25-year sentence.
His artistic statement and attitude highlight how deeply rooted in R&B, Hip Hop, and Soul his music is. His mother Joanne Kelly is credited with having affected him historically. She revealed that R. Kelly took inspiration from artists like Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye.
R. Kelly’s sex scandal caught more fire when it resurfaced in January 2019 on a lifetime television documentary “Surviving R. Kelly”. Due to this development, his record label group terminated his contract with the label.
Is R Kelly a Billionaire?
American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer R. Kelly also produces music. R Kelly has a $2 million negative net worth. The R&B star is not a billionaire.