Singer R.Kelly is not quite mute yet, for he just received $22,000 for a club appearance in Chicago. According to TMZ, the pied piper was pay $22,000 for a one-hour performance at the Dirty South Lounge in Springfield, Illinois. In front of a small crowd of about 50-100 people, Kelly opened up with his hit song "Bump and Grind." Sources says, that the singer did not have to perform, he picked up the mic for fun, entering the club about 10:30 p.m. and didn't meet with fans until 2 a.m. the Chicago icon took to Instagram for social media to "take it easy" on him for this is what he has to do for money right now. Since the Lifetime documentary "Surviving R.Kelly" and victims coming forward of sexual abuse allegations including underage girls. R.Kelly has been dropped from his longtime record label Sony records as well as many canceled shows. He also has been struggling to pay his ex-wife child support. According to Source Magazine, Kelly's landlord is requesting a freeze on the singers royalty accounts due to back rent. The Blast reports, $153,526.22 was collected from a Bank of America account owned by Kelly. The good news is some of his debts has been reduced and the remaining funds are being sought from his royalties from his records with Sony. Looks like the Chicago singer will be doing a lot of private small crowd shows in order to pay his debts.

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