R. Kelly Cancels NYC Appearance Due To Surgery Complications


Yesterday, singer R. Kelly singer officially postponed his Soulacoaster book launch event in NYC  due to a unidentified health emergency that had put the singer in the hospital.

Now his team is explaining what exactly went down.  

R. Kelly’s camp has issued a press release explaining the nature of his sudden illness and its implications:

While on his way to New York this morning (06-27-12) to celebrate the publication of his long-awaited memoir “SoulaCoaster,” multi-platinum R&B superstar R. Kelly was taken ill and had to return to Chicago for medical treatment. Initial indications are that he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal cords. As a result, Kelly has had to cancel appearances on “The Jimmy Fallon Show” and NBC’s “Today” as well as a book party that was being held in his honor. It is unclear how long Kelly may be sidelined.

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