“It’s February 21, 2007. Bitter cold Chicago. A champagne-colored GMC SUV pulls up outside the newly remodeled Cook County Criminal Courts Building on the Southwest Side.” And so the story begins in Sun-Times reporter Abdon Pallasch’s gripping account of the ups, downs and delays of R&B crooner R. Kelly’s child pornography case, to be featured on the cover of the May issue of Vibe magazine.
The hip-hop magazine hits newsstands April 10 featuring a thoughtful-yet-strong-looking Kelly, with the words “Innocent? Guilty?” superimposed over his chest.
Wondering what’s taking so long bringing the case to trial? Follow the paper trail as Pallasch explains how the Chicago-bred Kelly keeps making hits yet has lost the faith of his wife and brother, among his many trials and tribulations.