R. Kelly has been dealing with an avalanche of negative media that began with the release of his latest studio album, “Black Panties,” and an ill-advised “#AskRKelly” Twitter chat. Now, BK Nation, a non-profit organization founded by activist Kevin Powell, has created a petition calling for an end of support for the Chicago singer’s career.
A Village Voice piece that exposed graphic details of Kelly’s sexual abuse allegations revealed there was more to the singer’s troubled past than previously rumored. Now, Powell is calling on a boycott of Kelly’s music and artistic career, with an emphasis on Black men joining the call.
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