This B2K Member Finally Has An Answer About Those Gay Rumors...

B2K at the Billboard Music Awards live radio show hosted by Sprite. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)

This B2K Member Finally Has An Answer About Those Gay Rumors...

And those sexual assault allegations, too.

Published May 21st

The flourishing industry success of B2K, R&B’s fresh male heartthrob crew of the early 2000s, hit an abrupt and lamentable turn when the group disbanded after only a few years in the game.

Rumors of the reason behind the four-man split quickly emerged, from claims of group tension between select members to more heinous hearsay, such as allegations of sexual molestation by the group’s manager, Chris Stokes from one-fourth of the group, Raz-B. Stokes, who is also Raz-B’s cousin, adamantly denied the claims, along with leading B2K member Omarion and former IMx singer affiliate, Marques Houston, who Raz-B also claimed was involved in the sexual abuse at one point. Years’ worth of back-and-forths on the matter led many to suspect a publicity stunt attempt by Raz-B and muddled the truth on whether or not there was any sexual misconduct among the then-teenaged boys.

 In 2018, the question still lingers around the now-32-year-old, which VladTV took the opportunity of asking during a rare one-on-one interview with Raz-B.

  1. In the first of the four-part interview, Raz-B revealed the trial-and-errors with other group titles and members before the four teenagers landed on B2K
  2. He also discussed their blazingly successful breakout year, shouting out Bow Wow and Jermaine Dupri for including them on the Scream Tour, which was an instrumental part of their early introduction…
  3. Raz-B also shed light on the group’s shaky foundation that caused “friction” among the group, being closest to J-Boog, and finding out that the group was splitting via an announcement on entertainment news
  4. Of the sexual assault allegations, Raz-B said that he might ‘love to discuss in the future,’ but wanted to keep the conversation narrowed on his current career ventures. He also found it ‘unnecessary and inappropriate’ to speak too much on the controversy, he said, considering that other people are involved. He also ‘doesn’t consider himself gay at all’ after some soul-searching, Raz-B revealed...

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Denise Truscello/WireImage)

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