R. Kelly spent over two decades building his legacy, but much of his empire is crumbling in front of our eyes. Earlier today, police searched the singer’s Chicago studio along with the Cook County Building & Zoning Department over speculation that Kellz’ used the spot as a residence.
The warehouse where his studio is meant for industrial purposes so Chicago PD and the B & Z Department paid a visit after speculation that people may have been living in there (i.e. Kellz alleged sex slaves). After spending an hour at the studio, police and officials have found evidence that could prove this theory.
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According to a TMZ report, a spokesperson for the City Of Chicago has confirmed that police and city officials’ search of R. Kelly’s recording studio was a success. During the search, officials found building code violations that included evidence that the studio was also being for residential purposes. Additionally, they also found that there has been work done inside the studio without any proper permits or authorization. Now, the City of Chicago will file an amended complaint against Kellz for a future court hearing.
Although many speculated that the investigation on his studio was launched due to allegations made in Surviving R. Kelly, that wasn’t the case. The singer is currently facing eviction after reportedly owing $166K in back rent.