R. Kelly releases a new video featuring 2 Chainz for the track “My Story.” This video is billed as the viral video and comes featuring on-stage performances, behind the scenes clips and other miscellaneous footage. The lead single off his forthcoming album Black Panties will also have “fan video” to go along with it in the upcoming weeks, which will include photos and videos sent via Instagram and/or Vine and captioned with the hashtag, #RKMYSTORY. Check out the viral version up above and be sure to grab the single off iTunes now by clicking here.
This might be one of the more awesome videos to come from Coachella (ok it might be second to the xx performance). Here we have footage of the Pied Piper himself aka R. Kelly performing with Phoenix at Coachella. The performance is an amalgamation of “Ignition” x “1901.” AFter watching the performance check out the more cdq performance of the same track below. Watch the performance below:
Ludacris release the remix to his latest single, “Representin'” which originally featured Kelly Rowland. This remixed version now comes featuring R. Kelly and Fabolous. The DTP head man will release his eighth studio album Ludaversal in the next few months.
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings. Ludacris has won a Screen Actors Guild, Critic’s Choice, MTV, and threeGrammy Awards during his career. Along with fellow Atlantans Big Boi and Andre 3000 of OutKast, Ludacris was one of the first and most influential Dirty South artists to achieve mainstream success.
Born in Champaign, Illinois, Ludacris moved to Atlanta, Georgia at age nine, where he began rapping. After a brief stint as a disc jockey, he released his debut album Back for the First Time in 2000, which contained the singles “Southern Hospitality” and “What’s Your Fantasy”. In 2001, he released Word of Mouf, followed by Chicken-n-Beer in 2003. He took a more serious approach with his next three albums, The Red Light District (2004), Release Therapy (2006), and Theater of the Mind (2008). His latest record, Battle of the Sexes, was released in 2010.
About R. Kelly
Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), better known by his stage name R. Kelly, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Often referred to as the King of R&B, Kelly is recognized as one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. He is known for a collection of major hit singles including “Bump n’ Grind”, “Your Body’s Callin'”, “I Believe I Can Fly”, “Gotham City”, “Ignition (Remix)”, “If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time”, “The World’s Greatest”, “I’m a Flirt”, and the hip-hopera “Trapped in the Closet”. In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for “I Believe I Can Fly”.
Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs for many artists including The Winans, The Isley Brothers, Charlie Wilson, Quincy Jones, K-Ci & JoJo, Aaliyah, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson, Hi-Five, Nivea, Ciara, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Gerald LeVert, Raheem DeVaughn, Ruben Studdard, Jaheim, Kelly Price, Tamia, Maxwell,Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Usher, B2K, Twista, Tyrese, Jennifer Lopez, Trey Songz, and others in the U.S. and abroad.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized R. Kelly as one of the best-selling music artists in the United States with 38.5 million albums sold as well as only the fifth black artist to crack the top 50 of the same list. In March 2011, R. Kelly was named the most successful R&B artist of the last 25 years by Billboard. Kelly has released 10 studio albums, sold 38.5 million albums in the U.S., 15 million singles, and over 54 million albums worldwide making him the most successful R&B male artist of 1990s.
John David Jackson (born November 18, 1977), better known by his stage name Fabolous, is an American rapper. His first music appearance was with his 2001 release Ghetto Fabolous. He is also known for his hit singles “Can’t Deny It”, “Young’n (Holla Back)”, “Breathe”, “Make Me Better”, “My Time” and “Throw It in the Bag”. Fabolous is also signed to Diddy’s Ciroc Management company.
R. Kelly releases the third installment of his popular Trapped In The Closet series.
The Chicago native reenacted all familiar characters for the follow-up to the 22nd chapter. In addition, he introduces two new characters, Dr. Perry and Beeno to the plot of his fantasia of sex, lies and singing. The third part has been debuted the premium network film channel, IFC and received great response. Even a stage rendition on Broadway is in the talks.
Watch the drama unfold and stay tuned for more.
R. Kelly gives us a very in depth behind the scenes look behind the “Trapped In The Closet”-series. In conjunction with Vulture, the prolific R&B-star releases some behind-the-scenes impressions from the production stage. You can witness the Chicago native transforming into old-man Randolph on set and opening up on how he has selected some of his characters. The new “Trapped in the Closet” chapters begin airing on November 23 at 9 p.m. EST on IFC.
Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth releases his latest project Tha Blackprint which is his first project under the Grande Hustle imprint. Take a listen to the 20 track mixtape featuring verses from T.I., R. Kelly, Young Jeezy, Meek Mill, Juicy J and many more. You can snag the mixtape now by following the link here.
R. Kelly will never retire from the game. He manages to keep the hits coming into his third decade in the music game. Here we take a listen to this latest “Feelin’ Single.” This song hearkens back to the “Step in the name of Love” days which is me basically saying this shit is fire.
Watch out ladies. R. Kelly is on the prowl and is ready to mingle with his latest single. It don’t get smoother than this. Write Me Back coming soon.
Just in time for the weekend R. Kelly serves his latest audio drop for those that are “Feelin’ Single'” and ready to mingle. The tuneful cut is your typical R. Kelly dancefloor extravaganza, which is quite impressive, considering that the Chicago native has not changed his formula too much after two decades in the game. Off of his forthcoming album Write Me Back!
Future’s Pluto album is going to be a problem. Here we preview another song from the album featuring the Pied Piper himself, R. Kelly. The track is entitled “Parachute” and produced by DJ Pharris & John Blu. Pluto will be in stores and iTunes on April 17th.
DOWNLOAD: Future – Parachute f. R. Kelly