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12 Nov, 2015

Album cover release


rkb2R. Kelly announces his 12th studio album, The Buffet, will go on sale on Dec 11th. He also releases the album cover and track list.  The album will feature Ty Dolla $ign, Jhené Aiko, Juicy J, Lil Wayne, Jeremih, Tinashe.

14 Nov, 2014

Producers defend marriage scene

Makes Statement

Lifetime’s Aaliyah: Princess of R&B biopic executive producers Chase and Farley defend their choice to include the controversial marriage between R.Kelly and Aaliyah. They argue that Kelly was a part of Aaliyah’s life and an important influence. Chase:

The evidence is there that they were married, we tried to keep it very tasteful and respectful in our portrayal. Biopics are hard people have an opinion and social media allows them to voice that opinion. But at the end of the day, our goal was to make the best movie possible.

28 Jul, 2014

Ohio festival drops

A wave of complaints pour in from social media when Kelly is pronounced as a headliner in a three-day event in the Columbus’ Arena District. Many of the towns residents are complaining about Kelly’s tumultuous legal history and indictment on 21 counts of making child pornography. Publicist:

 R. Kelly is sorry to disappoint his fans but looks forward to seeing them in the near future during one of his upcoming tours.

10 Dec, 2003

Step In The Name Of Love

Kelly performs Step In The Name of Love at the Billboard Awards from the album Chocolate Factory.

25 Feb, 1998

Wins Grammy


Kelly wins the Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and  Best Rhythm & Blues Song for I Believe I Can Fly, and Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture Or For Television for I Believe I Can Fly (From Space Jam).  

When you pray for something, you get it better than what you prayed for.

Oct 1994

Marriage annulled


Aaliyah marriage licenceAaliyah tells the court that she lied about her age on the marriage certificate, claiming that she was 18. Her family is outraged when they learn about the marriage. Aaliyah and family members persuade a judge to immediately annul the marriage. Aaliyah and Kelly end all contact after the annulment.

31 Aug, 1994

Aaliyah, Kelly secret marriage


aaliyah_rkellyAfter many dating rumors, Haughton and R. Kelly secretly get married at an undisclosed location. The pair become close after Kelly takes Haughton under his wing during her first album, Age Aint Nothing But A Number. 

If I got tired we’d go watch a movie, go eat or whatever, and then come back and work. Me and him we’re really, we’re rather close.

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