Chance The Rapper Explains Controversial Quote About R. Kelly And Black Women

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The accusations were made in Lifetime's six-part docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, which featured interviews with several women claiming that they were subjects of abuse and predatory behavior, while other interviewees claimed to have witnessed inappropriate behavior between him and his then-underaged protege, Aaliyah.

In an interview that appears in the final installment of the three-part Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, Chance the Rapper shares he regrets working with the singer, who has been subject to accusations of sexual and physical abuse, including running a sex cult, for almost two decades.

You can watch full episodes of Surviving R. Kelly on LIfetime if you have one of the many cable provider partners, including Time Warner Cable, Dish, Xfinity and Verizon. "I made a mistake".

"The sad truth is", human rights organization BlackWomensBlueprint tweeted, "Survivors... still face pushback from naysayers who question their stories or dismiss the crisis of sexual assault - especially against Black women and girls".

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Writer Christina Coleman tweeted, "Black women have been telling us for years about #RKelly's abuse. I've never really seen any pictures of R. Kelly's accusers". That's when it's a big story. I really would like for you guys to help me understand what I'm missing, even if I'm missing something that I don't necessarily agree with. "Regardless of the proximity of beneficial BW in your life, or being black yourself, we are all capable of subconsciously discrediting BW and their stories because its indoctrinated". It also goes on to list McGee's previous arrests and claims that she is conspiring with Joycelyn Savage's father to extort R. Kelly. Known especially for his hit "I believe I can fly", the 51-year-old singer and producer was charged in 2002 with filming sex acts between him and a 14-year-old girl, but was ultimately acquitted in 2008.

This comes after Spotify had back-peddled on their decision to remove R. Kelly's music from the platform's playlist. I believe these women and don't give a fuck about protecting a serial child rapist.

The new documentary features interviews with former girlfriends, associates, and his ex-wife Andrea Kelly, as well as John Legend and singer Stephanie "Sparkle" Edwards.

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