Daily Archives: June 13, 2008

R.Kelly Acquitted Of Porn Charges


A Cook County jury Friday acquitted R&B superstar R. Kelly of child pornography charges, marking the end of a high-profile trial rich in courtroom drama and celebrity intrigue.

Jurors put little stock in the prosecution’s star witness, a woman who claimed she participated in sex acts with Kelly and the underage girl. And because the alleged victim and her family denied she was the woman in the video, jurors’ sense of reasonable doubt held strong; likewise, the videotape of the sex acts was convincing, but didn’t conclusively prove illegal activity, jurors said.
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Grandmaster Flash Writes Memoir

Grandmaster Flash details his life story � from his violent family life to his drug addiction to creating turntable techniques that have come to define hip hop � in a new autobiography titled ” The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats.”
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George Clinton Releases “Radio Friendly”

George Clinton, ringmaster of the longest running funk circus since James Brown’s golden age, had a dream – a dream of taking his favorite R&B, doo wop and slow jams to re-create the sexy-steamy vibe of an ol’ school “blue lights in da basement” session.
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