R. Kelly
R. Kelly. Source: Instagram.

Multiple Grammy award winner, Robert Sylvester Kelly popularly known as R. Kelly has been banned from the city of Philadelphia over alleged sexual abuse of young women.

According to CBS Philly, the Philadelphia City Council voted to ban the singer from stepping foot in the city as part of Councilwoman Helen Gym’s “Mute R. Kelly” resolution.

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Gym took to her twitter handle @HelenGymAtlarge to make the announcement.

“We reject a system that silences black women and accepts black pain. We believe survivors. R Kelly is not welcome in Philadelphia.’’

Surviving R. Kelly is a six-hour-long chapter documentary that dives into the terrible, tangled history of allegations against the 52-year-old superstar

He was dropped by the record label on Friday, January 18 after women, organization and parents and relations of victims protested at the Sony Music Office in Los Angeles and New York.

Kelly has since denied the allegations against him.