DeRo is free!

As we have reported here and here, Sun-Times pop music critic Jim DeRogatis did not have to testify today in the R. Kelly trial. In the days leading up to this court appearance, there was concern in the Chicago music community that DeRo would be jailed for contempt of court if he refused to reveal his sources. To prepare for that eventuality, Steve Reidell of the Metro, as well as local mashup kings The Hood Internet had this T-shirt design at the ready:

As awesome as this is (thanks, Steve!), we are happy we don’t have to distribute them.

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