R. Kelly He was actually put in a bad spot by the guards at the Chicago jail where he is locked up, and then according to his legal team ignored his concerns before he was in danger. The infamous singer’s lawyer, Steven Greenberg And Nicole Blanc Baker, Tell TMZ … Within the Metropolitan Correctional Center much hostility to Kelly is due to some prison guards trying to tell the inmates that they r. Protests outside Kelly’s facility led to a lockdown. Kelly’s legal team has suggested that it is awkward for guards to make these kinds of announcements, and to believe that this upset other prisoners. We are told, 3 weeks before Kelly’s attack, he heard his alleged attacker – a fellow inmate – talking on the phone, saying that he could attack the singer. According to Kelly’s side … he expressed his concerns to a prison guard the next day, when Kelly allegedly rode in the same elevator as the prisoner, saying that he did not trust him. We are told that they had to ride together anyway. A few days later … Kelly allegedly told a medical doctor that they wanted the guards to state that he was the cause of the lockdown because the other prisoners were going insane. Singer claims he told his security at least 2 other guards in 2-3 weeks who led the attack … but he says he did not take their concerns seriously. We broke the story … a prisoner’s urine allegedly went into Kelly’s cell and Started killing him. The fight did not last long and Kelly did not suffer any major injuries, but the changes she made showed that she was not the target of violence. The Federal Prison Bureau has declined to comment on the incident, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois and the Eastern District of New York have not responded to requests for comment.