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Omarion vows to stop performing songs penned by R. Kelly after B2K's Millennium Tour concludes

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Omarion has joined the chorus of musicians denouncing R. Kelly, following the airing of Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly documentary.   Sunday night, the "Ice Box" singer took to Twitter to give his opinion on the allegations outlined in the shocking six-part expose. 

"As an artist & a champion of the arts, I am moved to share my position on #SurvivingRKelly which I haven’t seen but felt compelled to voice my position on this very serious issue since R. Kelly has written songs for B2K," Omarion shared with fans.

He continued, "R. Kelly was both a victim & a predator & accordingly must be held accountable but also get professional help. His artistic genius inspired us all. His music is being muted by the darkness of his actions. The dark always comes to light."

Omarion then noted that on its upcoming tour, B2K will still perform the hits that Kelly wrote for them, but clarified that following the tour he would be "retiring" those songs from future set lists.

Omarion also explained that his decision came, in part, because of his two-year-old daughter A'mei. He wrote, "I too am raising a future queen."

On B2K's 2002 Pandemonium! album, Kelly penned hits like "Girlfriend," "What A Girl Wants," and "Bump, Bump, Bump."

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