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R. Kelly

Born: Jan 8, 1967 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: R&B producer/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter R. Kelly and his supporting band Public Announcement began recording in 1992 at the tail-end of the new jack swing era, yet he was able to keep much of its sound alive while remaining commercially successful. While he created a smooth, professional ...Read full biography
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Released: 1993
Label: Jive Records
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R. Kelly's debut album with Public Announcement from a year earlier, Born into the 90s, had been a fine new jack swing album, but it hardly foreshadowed the astonishing heights the all-around amazing producer/songwriter/singer ...Read full review
Double Up
Released: 2007
Label: Jive/Zomba
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Like most of its predecessors, R. Kelly's eleventh album is stuffed to the gills, with 18-plus songs clocking in at 76 minutes (or longer, depending on which bonus track[s] your edition includes.) And ...Read full review
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