With the lack of assist from previous collaborators within the wake of the Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly, the is now probably with out a file label to push new music. According to sources, RCA/Sony is placing new music from on maintain whereas pending felony investigations are looming.
Sources acquainted with R. Kelly’s contract and dealings with RCA/Sony inform us … the label is not going to produce any of the singer’s new music, it is not going to put cash behind any of his initiatives, and it’ll not launch any further music till the felony investigations in Georgia and Atlanta and different fallout resolve in some way.
We’re advised R. Kelly is pissed as a result of he’s been within the studio recording new music to satisfy the obligations below his RCA contract … which requires 2 new albums.
Our sources say he’s particularly aggravated RCA/Sony received’t present cash for music movies.
RCA/Sony is in a tricky spot — they will learn the tea leaves and know they are going to have hell to pay by way of PR in the event that they launch R. Kelly’s songs within the wake of the rising #muteRkelly motion.
On the opposite hand, the label has a take care of R. Kelly, and in the event that they formally stroll away from him now with none felony fees to justify ending the contract … they could possibly be sued. We don’t know if there’s a “morals clause” in R. Kelly’s contract … which might permit the label to provide him the boot for crossing the road.
The outlet provides that Kelly has been frequently dropping new music the streaming service Soundcloud, a far distance from the massive finances advertising rollouts he would get pleasure from below his recording contract.