R. Kelly

R. Kelly

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Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois), better known by his stage name R. Kelly, is a Grammy award winning American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer. Debuting in 1991 with the group Public Announcement, Kelly went solo in 1993, starting off a successful career with the release of the album 12 Play. He has since released a further nine studio albums, collaborated with Jay-Z on two albums and has had many successful singles including Bump N' Grind, I Believe I Can Fly, Ignition, The World's Greatest and the hip-hopera Trapped in the Closet. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The R. In R&B Collection: Volume 1
    The R. In R&B Collection: Volume 1
  • Chocolate Factory
    Chocolate Factory
  • The R. in R&B Collection, Vol. 1
    The R. in R&B Collection, Vol. 1
  • Write Me Back (Deluxe Version)
    Write Me Back (Deluxe Version)
  • Remix City Volume 1
    Remix City Volume 1
  • Love Letter
    Love Letter
  • 12 Play
    12 Play
  • R.
    R.
  • TP-2.com
    TP-2.com
  • Double Up
    Double Up
  • Feelin' Single
    Feelin' Single
  • Untitled
    Untitled
  • Playlist: The Very Best Of R. Kelly
    Playlist: The Very Best Of R. Kelly
  • R. Kelly
    R. Kelly
  • TP.3 Reloaded
    TP.3 Reloaded
  • The World's Greatest
    The World's Greatest
  • Share My Love
    Share My Love
  • I Believe I Can Fly: The Best of R.Kelly
    I Believe I Can Fly: The Best of R.Kelly
  • Epic
    Epic
  • Write Me Back
    Write Me Back
  • TP-2.com / Chocolate Factory
    TP-2.com / Chocolate Factory
  • Gotham City Clubbin Part 2
    Gotham City Clubbin Part 2
  • The Best Of Both Worlds
    The Best Of Both Worlds
  • Write Me Back (Track By Track Commentary)
    Write Me Back (Track By Track Commentary)
  • Happy People/U Saved Me
    Happy People/U Saved Me
  • Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-12) [Explicit]
    Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-12) [Explicit]
  • I Believe
    I Believe
  • Ignition
    Ignition
  • Feelin' Single Remix - Single Ladies
    Feelin' Single Remix - Single Ladies
  • Unfinished Business
    Unfinished Business
  • Burn It Up
    Burn It Up
  • The R. In R&B Greatest Hits Collection Vol. 1
    The R. In R&B Greatest Hits Collection Vol. 1
  • Born Into The 90's
    Born Into The 90's
  • Trapped In The Closet
    Trapped In The Closet
  • TP-2.Com.
    TP-2.Com.
  • The R. In R&B Greatest Hits Collection: Volume 1
    The R. In R&B Greatest Hits Collection: Volume 1
  • My Diary
    My Diary
  • Happy People
    Happy People
  • Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-12) [Edited]
    Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-12) [Edited]
  • Love Land
    Love Land
  • R./TP-2.com
    R./TP-2.com
  • I Believe I Can Fly
    I Believe I Can Fly
  • Be My #2
    Be My #2
  • In The Kitchen/Trapped In The Closet Chapter 1
    In The Kitchen/Trapped In The Closet Chapter 1
  • 12
    12" Masters - The Essential Mixes
  • R. (disc 2)
    R. (disc 2)
  • Bump and Grind
    Bump and Grind
  • The R. in R&B: Greatest Hits Collection, Volume 1
    The R. in R&B: Greatest Hits Collection, Volume 1

R. Kelly. Artist Bio

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois), better known by his stage name R. Kelly, is a Grammy award winning American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer. Debuting in 1991 with the group Public Announcement, Kelly went solo in 1993, starting off a successful career with the release of the album 12 Play. He has since released a further nine studio albums, collaborated with Jay-Z on two albums and has had many successful singles including Bump N' Grind, I Believe I Can Fly, Ignition, The World's Greatest and the hip-hopera Trapped in the Closet.

Kelly has also produced and performed in many tracks by other R&B and hip-hop artists. In 1994, Kelly produced and wrote the debut album of R&B singer Aaliyah and in 1995, Kelly co-produced and wrote the song "You Are Not Alone" for Michael Jackson, which was included on Jackson's album, HIStory. Kelly has sung the hooks for many notable hip-hop songs, such as "Fuckin' You Tonight" by The Notorious B.I.G., "We Thuggin'" by Fat Joe, "Gigolo" by Nick Cannon, and "Go Getta" by Young Jeezy, and has collaborated for two albums with Jay-Z.

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