American singer, songwriter, record producer, R.Kelly, is under investigation again after the “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary series by Lifetime.
According to TMZ, sources say that the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office has launched a probe over the past few days as a direct result of what ‘Surviving’ depicted.
Investigators have reportedly been reaching out to several survivors featured in the TV project.
The documentary, which has sparked renewed interest in the allegations of abuse and running a sex cult against the singer, contains interviews from his alleged victims and families of girls still living with him.
The singer has long since dodged conviction, getting acquited of charges of child pornography in 2008.
The allegations of different forms of sex abuse have long since existed, as he was accused of allegedly illegally marrying the late singer Aaliyah.
R.Kelly distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop and contemporary R&B artists. Kelly became the first musician to play professional basketball when he was signed in 1997.
Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs and albums for many artists, including Aaliyah’s 1994 debut album Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number. In 1996, Kelly was nominated for a Grammy for writing Michael Jackson’s song “You Are Not Alone”.
In 2002 and 2004, Kelly released collaboration albums with rapper Jay-Z and has been a guest vocalist for other hip hop artists like Nas, Sean Combs, and The Notorious B.I.G.