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R. Kelly Boycott? by quickfixx
July 9, 2008, 10:52 am
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Just a few days short of the one month anniversary of R&B singer R. Kelly’s acquittal, an online petition calling for the boycott of anything the singer touches has begun to gain momentum.

The petition which was put together by a number of black male writers including Dr. William Jelani Cobb calls for the boycotting of the singer/songwriter among other things. In signing the petition black males are asked to make a personal pledge to never support R. Kelly again in any form or fashion, unless he publicly apologizes for his behavior and seeks help for his long standing sexual conduct.
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Rapper West scoops two BET awards by quickfixx

Kanye West and hip-hop group UGK have won two awards each at this year’s Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards. West took home the prize for best male hip-hop artist and best collaboration for Good Life, which featured T-Pain.

UGK was named best group and also won video of the year for International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You) featuring Outkast.

Alicia Keys and Chris Brown took top honours in the R&B artist categories at the ceremony in Los Angeles.
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