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R. Kelly Has Been Dropped By RCA Records, Billboard Reports

Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.

For 15 years, Bob Carr welcomed visitors to his crystal cave and a swap meet he ran in California's Yucca Valley. Samir S. Patel/Atlas Obscura hide caption

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Joshua Tree Artist Built A Crystal Cave Of Wonder With Chicken Wire, Spray Foam

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"They're still love songs. They're still melodically driven," Sharon Van Etten says. "I just feel like I sing with a different kind of force." Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions

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