Everything is possible these days. Read for yourself, R Kelly’s album sales skyrocketed more than 500 percent. Even though he was guilty of kidnapping, sexual assault of a kid, and his involvement in sex rackets. This is indeed a miracle that a criminal got so much attention and made money at the same time.
The not-so-respected singer under the label of R&B got a 500 percent rise in the sales of his recent album the very time when he was convicted for his crimes. In a way or the other, Kelly will profit even though he’ll be behind bars for almost 10 years straight. Who knows what will be happening at his next hearing.
Whats is the Secret Behind the 500 Percent Rise in Sales?
As Kelly’s verdict is dated May 4, 2022, which is way too far. Yet it is scheduled for the next year, and it is for sure that he’ll be facing at least 10 full years of prison life. Coming to why the sales of Kelly’s album increased out of the blues because the streaming increased on youtube. And two of Kelly’s youtube channels were held under the creator’s responsibility guidelines. And thus, this states that Youtube can remove a creator for on and off-platform inappropriate behavior committed by any user.
So from September 27 to October 3, 2021, it was his date of the verdict, when about 22 percent of R Kelly’s audio stream increased and about 23 percent of his video streams increased in comparison to the previous week. Kelly’s streams jumped from 11.2 million to 13.4 million on the week of his Verdict. That’s truly strange indeed. But publicity is all it takes to make or break the sales in Hollywood. Kelly got an opening in the form of his conviction that indeed brought him fortunes.
Kelly’s Guilty of His Obscene Crimes
Horrendous crimes committed by R. Kelly are indeed unforgivable. He was found guilty of being a part of at least nine sex racketeering and trafficking groups. And it was confirmed by more than 50 eye-witnesses during the Brooklyn trial. Kelly’s counts consisted of racketeering, that’s basically 14 acts of sexual harm to kids, forceful labor, kidnapping, and whatnot. According to the Mann Act, he also made 8 violations, which is a violation of the sexual trafficking model.