R. Kelly, embroiled in recent controversy, was set to perform in Fulton County, Georgia on August 25th. The stop is part of his The After Party tour but some – including county commissioners – don’t want him coming to their neck of the woods. The feeling is probably related to the allegations in mainstream news outlets that Kells runs a “sex cult.”
Kelly has denied these allegations on social media and through his attorney. He continues to perform on tour stops across the country. There is even a #MuteRKelly campaign going on where people are trying to get his music pulled from Atlanta radio stations.
The Fulton County show was one still set to go on, despite 4 other shows on the tour being cancelled earlier. The other cancellations were blamed on poor ticket sales and scheduling conflicts. The commissioners in the Georgia county have reportedly asked the county’s attorney to write to Live Nation to cancel the show, scheduled to take place at the Wolf Creek Amphitheater.
According to HipHopDX:
Earlier Wednesday, a Live Nation rep said the concert would go on as planned, and a county spokesperson confirmed the final decision will have to come from Live Nation. The spokesperson said the request to cancel was based on community input. Read More