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Soulless : the case against R. Kelly

Author: Jim DeRogatis
Publisher: New York : Abrams Press, an imprint of ABRAMS, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In November 2000 DeRogatis, a Chicago journalist and music critic, received an anonymous fax that alleged R. Kelly had a problem with 'young girls.' DeRogatis thought breaking the story would have an impact. Instead, Kelly's career flourished. After eighteen years of tenacious journalism, he tells the story of Kelly's career, his own investigations, and brings the story up to the moment when things finally seem to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Named Person: R Kelly; R Kelly
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim DeRogatis
ISBN: 9781419740077 1419740075 1683357620 9781683357629
OCLC Number: 1083222280
Description: 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Robert's problem is young girls --
He gonna grow up being a shooter --
I promise you --
There are lots of people who know about this --
School ain't gonna make you a millionaire --
Numerous --
Trophies --
Go to your mailbox --
Victory by delay --
Recent unpleasantness --
The State of Illinois vs. Robert Sylvester Kelly --
The defense and the verdict --
"How old are we talking?" --
"It's just music" --
The cult --
Reckoning --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Case against R. Kelly
Responsibility: Jim DeRogatis.

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In November 2000 DeRogatis, a Chicago journalist and music critic, received an anonymous fax that alleged R. Kelly had a problem with 'young girls.' DeRogatis thought breaking the story would have an impact. Instead, Kelly's career flourished. After eighteen years of tenacious journalism, he tells the story of Kelly's career, his own investigations, and brings the story up to the moment when things finally seem to have changed. The result is a darkly riveting account of the life and actions of R. Kelly, and their horrible impact on dozens of girls. -- adapted from jacket.

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