R Kelly faces new charges for sex trafficking

R Kelly has been arrested again and faces a number of additional charges.

It comes after he was accused of 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse earlier this year, several of which pertained to underage individuals.

According to reports, the rapper now faces charges in New York for sex trafficking. Meanwhile, in Atlanta, he also allegedly attempted to influence a case.

It is expected prosecutors in New York will unveil additional charges against him on Friday (local time), The New York Times reports.

Assistant US attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Joseph Fitzpatrick said a 13-count indictment led to his arrest. The new charges include obstruction of justice and child pornography.

The rapper was taken into custody in Chicago, theTimes reports. His lawyer would not comment.

The 'Ignition' singer pleaded not guilty and denied any wrongdoing after his arrest earlier this year.

Prosecutors alleged Kelly threatened at least one of his accusers in order to pressure her into performing sex acts when she was underage.