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R. Kelly evicted from Chicago recording studio that doubled as residence

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Singer R. Kelly was evicted from a Near West Side industrial building that he used for a recording studio and residence, on the grounds he owes tens of thousands of dollars in back rent. The decision also comes days after a series of new allegations of abuse against him surfaced in the Lifetime series, “Surviving R. Kelly.” A Cook County judge this week ordered the R&B star out of the warehouse at 219 North Justine...
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Judge allows city to inspect R. Kelly's recording studio on Near West Side

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A Cook County judge granted an emergency motion Friday allowing city building inspectors to check out the Near West Side recording studio of embattled Chicago R&B singer R. Kelly. R. Kelly's lawyers did not object to the inspection but disputed the city's characterization of the situation as an...
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Touré, Journalist and “Surviving R. Kelly” Contributor, Accused of Sexual Harassment, Responds

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The veteran music writer, who infamously interviewed R. Kelly in 2008, has been accused of asking a makeup artist lewd questions
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R. Kelly Investigation: Police Interrupt Singer's Birthday Party After Receiving False Tip on Warrant

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Kelly celebrated his 52nd birthday at Chicago club, V75.
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City of Chicago to ask judge for permission to enter R. Kelly's studio

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CHICAGO - A judge will hear arguments Friday on an emergency motion filed by city attorneys seeking access to R. Kelly's Near West Side studio.
They believe the space was illegally converted into a recording studio, and possibly a residence.
Inspectors couldn't get into the building in the 200 block of North Justine Street Wednesday. That's the same day someone called 311 anonymously to report people are living there as well. The property is only zoned for commercial use.
In a separate case, the building owner is trying evict Kelly for not paying rent.
The judge in that case this week...
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Attorneys Demands To Search R. Kelly's Infamous Studio As Disgraced Singer Battles Panic Attacks

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The “Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries premiered 8 days ago on Lifetime and the fallout has been extreme. The singer is reportedly dealing with panic attacks and now the attorneys for the city of Chicago are demanding to search R. Kelly's famous recording studio that was featured in the docuseries.
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The Chicago Sun Times reports attorneys for the city of Chicago are asking for a judge to gibe them access to a warehouse rented by Kelly. The warehouse is reportedly used as a recording studio, which is “not in...
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