R. Kelly dropped from Columbus, Ohio Labor Day music festival following protests

July 29, 2014 2:46 PM

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While R. Kelly has performed and even headlined music festivals after his controversial legal battles, the rapper’s scheduled Labor Day show at a Columbus, Ohio music festival was met with an overwhelmingly negative response from residents and local musicians. So, the organizers of the first ever Fashion Meets Music Festival have decided to cancel Kelly’s performance.

The organizers of the event posted a message on Facebook that merely said that the two sides “parted ways.” In addition, Kelly's rep sent a statement to USA Today, which read, “R. Kelly is sorry to disappoint his fans but looks forward to seeing them in the near future during one of his upcoming tou...

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