R. Kelly made an appearance in a Brooklyn courtroom this week and new details were unveiled in connection to the nine charges he’s facing including racketeering and violations to the Mann Act, a federal law that criminalizes any woman or girl being transported for prostitution purposes. Within the uncovered information, prosecutors discussed Kelly’s marriage to R&B singer Aaliyah, who was underage at the time.
According to court information obtained by XXL on Thursday (Aug. 19), the disgraced Chicago singer’s long-awaited trial in New York City began on Wednesday (Aug. 18). During Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Maria Cruz Melendez’s opening statement, which was also acquired by XXL this morning, she alleged that Kelly, born
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