Ron Isley’s Keyboard Player Cornell Thigpen Runs For His Life Butt Naked After Getting Caught Having Sex With His Friend’s Wife

By: Tammy Washington, Posted January 28, 2018 at 7:18 am US/Central Email: thefouroneone@yahoo.com

Recently, The-Four-One-One was contacted by an individual who told us about keyboard player Cornell Thigpen getting chased down the street butt naked and shot at after one of his friends came home and caught him having sex with his wife.

Cornell Thigpen is a whore mongering musician in the gospel and R&B genre, who was reared in the Church of God In Christ.

According to his bio, Cornell has played keyboards for such artist as Baby Face, Chaka Khan and Ron Isley just to name a few.

Our source, who’s also a musician and played tours with Cornell, told The-Four-One-One that several years ago, Cornell was in California staying at a musician friend’s home while preparing for a tour.  The friend, trusted Cornell to wait at his home with his wife while he left to run a few errands.

 

The friend came home, he found Cornell in bed banging  his wife.  The friend went into a rage and immediately started beating Cornell  viciously.  Cornell was only able to escape the home after his friend stopped momentarily to get  his loaded gun.

The friend shot at Cornell several times to no avail while Cornell was running down the street butt naked.  The source said if the friend had the presence of mind to go straight for his gun, instead of opting to beat Cornell first, the incident would have ended in a fatality.

We reached out to several musicians who were quite familiar with the incident.  They said Cornell went around telling people his friend’s wife kept trying to seduce him despite his pleas for her to stop.  Personally, I think that excuse is a bunch of hogwash.

It doesn’t matter how flirtatious the woman may have been, if you’re lowdown enough to bang your friend’s wife in his home, while the friend went out of his way to help your career, you are a lowdown scumbag and home wrecker.

Another friend of Cornell told the Four-One-One Cornell still fears for his safety and became a licensed gun carrier to protect himself.

We also spoke to gospel singer by the name of Ocie Jackson, who’s a member of Christian Faith Fellowship Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where Cornell once worked as Musical Director.

 

Ocie told us there were several scandals involving Cornell and various women at the church while he was still married to his first wife Felicia Thigpen.  Ocie said Cornell’s adultery was so bad that it led to his divorce and ouster from the church.  According to Ocie, one of Cornell’s alleged scandals involved an under-age girl but the pastor, Bishop Darrell Hines used his influence to sweep it under the rug.

While Ocie acknowledged Cornell’s superb keyboard talents, she was far more emphatic describing his “arrogant attitude and behavior that’s more consistent with a person on Prozac with a serious mental disorder.”

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BOMBSHELL!! Singer Maurice Mahon Says Our Story About R. Kelly Brutally Assaulting His Keyboard Player Rodney East Was “100% Accurate”

By: Freelance Reporter Tammy Washington, Posted December 27, 2017 at 7:08 am US/Central Email: thefouroneone@yahoo.com

CHICAGO–For the past several days, R. Kelly’s keyboard player Rodney East has been accusing The Four One One of posting “false blogs” about him and trying to defame his character when we didn’t know him from a can of paint before we found out he was brutally beaten by sex cult leader and pedophile R. Kelly.

It all emanated when a member of R. Kelly’s camp reached out to us about R. Kelly brutally assaulting Rodney on a basketball court.

According to our source, Rodney was playing good defense on Kelly, which frustrated the embattled singer enough to reach back and bust Rodney smack-dab in the face with his fist.  Rodney was rushed to a nearby hospital and treated for eight stitches.

Even more disconcerting, our source told us Kelly was taunting Rodney while he was still down and bloody, calling him a “punk bitch.”  The source said the vicious blow to Rodney’s face could have killed him .

If that wasn’t demoralizing enough, in the tradition of Ike and Tina Turner, Kelly drove Rodney to the hospital after the bloody beating and offered to pay for all his medical expenses as if the gesture would serve as solace and make up for the serious crime he perpetrated.

While Rodney was testi-lying to his Facebook faithfuls, telling everybody we need Jesus, another bombshell was dropping.

Maurice Mahon is a former background singer for R. Kelly, who happens to be a talented singer in his own right.   Unlike many of Rodney’s associates on Facebook, who happen to be members of the Kiss Rodney’s Butt At All Cost Church Of God In Christ Maurice had the valor and integrity to set the record straight about Rodney’s R&B beat down.

The Chicago native and musical director for Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow/Push Headquarters  was gracious enough to grant me a phone interview.  The following is an audio of Maurice Mahon’s phone interview in its entirety:

After becoming aware of our article, Rodney responded by posting the following, on Facebook:

“Wassup Good Ppl Of Social Media, Wanna make this Real Quick & Simple, there is a false blog swim’n around & I wanna let Every1 know that I’m All Good, My Wife & My Girls r Good & My Family is Good & GOD still gets the Glory even outta This, so if u hv come across this do Me a favor & pls don’t engage n any convo back & 4th on the post, just send up a quick Pray’r 4 whoever it is & their family & let’s take 2018 by Storm & stay on The Path GOD has set b4 Us, Much Luv 2 All Who reach’d Out with genuine Concern & Pls Know That @ the end of the Day GOD can handle this waaaayyyy bet’r than u or I Can, as I Always Say “Thank GOD 4 The Gift & The Responsibility Of The Gift…!!”

Given all the evidence, I’m curious to know why Rodney would jump on social media and lie to all his butt kissers, saying it didn’t happen.  Did R. Kelly pay Rodney to keep it a secret? Did he brainwash Rodney like he did his sex cult members?  Maybe Rodney is suffering from “Battered Man’s Syndrome.”

Instead of trying to shoot the messenger, ridiculing us strong black women for doing our job and telling the truth, he should redirect that energy towards the sex cult leader and pedophile who actually put hands on him.

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Gospel Singer Yolanda Adams’s Longtime Keyboard Player Rodney East Gets Beat Up By R. Kelly While Playing Basketball

 

By: Freelance Reporter Glenda Wooten, Posted December 24, 2017 at 4:03 pm US/Central Email: thefouroneone@yahoo.com

CHICAGO–Rodney East is a gifted and highly sought after keyboard player, who’s accompanied some of the biggest stars in the music industry.

Rodney, a native of Chicago, Illinois and the son of a Church of God In Christ (“C.O.G.I.C.”) elder,  has tinkled the ivories for such industry heavyweights as Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp, The Isley Brothers and R. Kelly, just to name a few.

Recently, The Four-One-One was contacted by an R. Kelly insider, who told us about a disturbing incident, in which Rodney was brutally assaulted by the R&B superstar at his mansion during a pick-up game of basketball.

According to our source, Rodney was playing good defense on Kelly, which frustrated the embattled singer enough for him to reach back and bust Rodney smack-dab in the face with his fist.  Rodney was rushed to a nearby hospital and treated for eight stitches.

Even more disconcerting, our source told us Kelly was  taunting Rodney while he was still down and bloody, calling him a “punk bitch.” The source said the blow to Rodney’s face was vicious and totally unexpected.

Despite getting sucker punched and treated like one of R. Kelly’s sex cult females, Rodney was recently seen on a Facebook video touting how wonderful it’s been to serve under R. Kelly for almost 20 years.   There are starstruck, female fans of Kelly’s, who wouldn’t let him get away with that.

Somebody needs to pull Rodney’s coattail and tell him that playing for a known pedophile and sex cult leader is not the most ideal subject for bragging rights–especially when the subject busted you in the face and caused you to have stitches.

Our source believe Rodney’s beat down by Kelly could be a divine warning from God for Rodney to stop cheating on his wife when he’s touring with artist on the road.  Our source told us Rodney is a womanizer/adulterer who has sex with various women in cities all across the country while his wife is at home with his children.

Even if you don’t see it as spiritual karma, there’s no way Rodney should still be playing for R. Kelly.  I don’t care how much money he has.  .

Maybe the next time Kelly gets the urge to assault Rodney, he might actually knock some sense in his head.

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