Chicago radio station pulls R. Kelly music in wake of 'Surviving R. Kelly' docuseries - NBC News
NBC News - Sat 12 Jan 08:28 GMT

Chicago radio station pulls R. Kelly music in wake of 'Surviving R. Kelly' docuseries - NBC News

Chicago-based Clubsteppin 95.1 FM has pulled R. Kelly's music after a docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly" about sexual misconduct allegations against the singer.

  A Chicago radio station has said it will no longer play R. Kelly's music after a docuseries brought renewed attention to sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B singer.

  LaMont Watts, the CEO of Clubsteppin 95.1 FM announced Wednesday that the station would stop playing all songs by R. Kelly in light of "Surviving R. Kelly," a Lifetime series that aired last week which chronicles decades of the singer’s alleged sexual misconduct.

  ... And to hear and see the pain and suffering that is real for so many, effective immediately, we will no longer play the music of R. Kelly," Watts said in an audio statement posted to Facebook.

  "Surviving R. Kelly," which aired last week on Lifetime, includes more than 50 interviews from women who accuse Kelly, 52, of mental, physical and sexual abuse, as well as interviews with associates and relatives of the singer.

  Greenberg told NBC News on Friday that he and Kelly are "not concerned because he knows he didn't do anything wrong."