R Kelly has been dropped by Sony Music, it has been reported. The music conglomerate, which is the parent company of Kelly's label RCA Records, has ended their working relationship, Variety reported on Friday. Kelly's name currently does not appear on RCA Records' website, where a list of all the label's artists is available.
Arif Ansari, 44, was found not guilty of breaching the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 following a two-day trial at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court.
Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman Huey Morgan has claimed drugs have been fueling the popularity of trap music. Morgan, who plays guitar and sings in the rap-rock group, said depressants were “propelling” trap, a style of southern American hip hop, to the mainstream. The 50-year-old said it was “difficult” for him to listen to trap music because he doesn’t use those drugs.
R Kelly’s former manager has reportedly surrendered to authorities. James Mason gave himself up in Georgia on Friday, CNN reported citing law enforcement officials. Mason is accused of threatening the father of Timothy Savage, whose daughter Jocelyn is featured in the six-part Lifetime documentary Surviving R Kelly.