It is indisputable that Robert Sylvester Kelly, 51, is a serial sexual killer, pedophile, rapist and physical abuser, many individuals in R. Kelly’s female fan base merely do not care sufficient to quit listening as well as buying his songs.
Because the airing of “Surviving R. Kelly” on the Lifetime network Thursday, Jan. 3, R. Kelly’s music sales have boosted on the Spotify system, The Blast reports.A Spotify rep confirmed the musician’s music has actually seen a 16 percent jump after the airing of part among “Surviving R. Kelly. “The six-part documentary functions Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea Kelly, in addition to Jerhonda Pace, Kitti Jones, Asante McGee, Lisa Van Allen, singer Glimmer and much more.
R. Kelly’s legal team has threatened to take Lifetime to court after broadcasting this incredibly incendiary docudrama they claim is “packed with lies” and totals up to personality assassination.
While information of which song or cd on Spotify saw a boost was not launched, the surge is available in the aftermath of the Kelly as well as Spotify imbroglio in May 2018.
Remember, Spotify had announced they were mosting likely to remove the “Bump and also Grind” vocalist’s music from their platform’s advertised playlists after previous allegations against Kelly. But the backlash was so vicious that Spotify was compelled to reverse its decision.
Today, Kelly apparently flaunts approximately 5.5 million month-to-month listeners on Spotify and has greater than 1.7 million customers, according to Refinery29.com. These numbers disclose that millions of audiences have actually chosen to either ignore Kelly’s sexual assault accusations or just do not think the engaging testimonies from a myriad of previous affirmed sufferers.
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