R. Kelly


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R. Kelly was born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, and attended Kenwood Academy High School, where his music teacher-mentor Lena McLin inspired him to become a singer. He used to sing on street corners. He started off his career with a group by the name of Public Announcement. R. Kelly a master producer, composer, and performer and is often ... See full bio »

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(2005)
Space Jam Soundtrack
(1996)
Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 Narrator / Sylvester / Pimp Lucious / Reverend Mosley James Evans / Randolph
(2007)
Life Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

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 2015 R. Kelly: Backyard Party (Video short)
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 2015 R. Kelly: Happy Birthday (Video short)
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 2013 R. Kelly: Cookie (Video short)
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 2013 Lady Gaga feat. R. Kelly: Do What You Want (Video short)
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 2012 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33 (TV Movie)
Narrator / Sylvester / Pimp Lucius / ...
 2012 R. Kelly: Feelin' Single (Video short)
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 2012 R. Kelly Feat. DJ Khaled & Ace Hood: It's On (Video short)
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 2012 R. Kelly: Share My Love (Video short)
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 2011 R. Kelly: Radio Message (Video short)
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 2010 R. Kelly: When a Woman Loves (Video short)
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 2010 R. Kelly: Sign of a Victory (Video short)
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 2010 Lil Jon Feat. R. Kelly, Mario: Ms. Chocolate (Video short)
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 2010 R. Kelly: Be My #2 (Video short)
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 2010 R. Kelly: Echo (Video short)
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 2009 R. Kelly feat. Keri Hilson: Number One (Video short)
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 2008 R. Kelly: Skin (Video short)
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 2008 R. Kelly: Hair Braider (Video short)
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 2007 R. Kelly Feat. Ludacris and Kid Rock: Rock Star (Video short)
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 2007 R. Kelly Feat. T.I., T-Pain: I'm a Flirt (Remix) (Video short)
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 2007 Beanie Sige Feat. R. Kelly: All the Above (Video short)
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 2007 Rick Ross Feat. R. Kelly: Speedin' (Video short)
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 2007 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (Video)
Narrator / Sylvester / Pimp Lucious / ...
 2007 R. Kelly Feat. Usher: Same Girl (Video short)
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 2007 Young Jeezy Feat. R. Kelly: Go Getta (Video short)
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 2006 Snoop Dogg Feat. R. Kelly: That's That Shit (Video short)
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 2006 Snakes on a Plane
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 2005 Sharissa Feat. R. Kelly: In Love with a Thug (Video short)
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 2005 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (Video short)
Sylvester / Narrator
 2005 R. Kelly Feat. Wysin, Yandel: Burn It Up (Video short)
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 2005 R. Kelly: Slow Wind (Video short)
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 2005 R. Kelly Feat. The Game: Playa's Only (Video short)
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 2005 Do or Die Feat. R. Kelly: Magic Chick (Video short)
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 2004 Big Tymers Feat. R. Kelly: Gangsta Girl (Video short)
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 2004 Ja Rule Feat. R. Kelly, Ashanti: Wonderful (Video short)
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 2004 R. Kelly: U Saved Me (Video short)
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 2004 Twista Feat. R. Kelly: So Sexy (Video short)
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 2004 R. Kelly: Happy People (Video short)
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 2004 Cassidy Feat. R. Kelly: Hotel (Video short)
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 2003 JS Feat. R. Kelly: Love Angel (Video short)
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 2003 Nick Cannon Feat. R. Kelly: Gigolo (Video short)
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 2003 R. Kelly: Soldier's Heart (Video short)
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 2003 R. Kelly: Step in the Name of Love, Remix (Video short)
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 2003 R. Kelly: Thoia Thoing (Video short)
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 2003 R. Kelly Feat. Big Tigger: Snake (Video short)
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 2003 The Isley Brothers Feat. JS: Busted (Video short)
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 2003 Nivea Feat. R. Kelly: Laundromat (Video short)
Singing Voice
 2003 R. Kelly: Ignition (Remix) (Video short)
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 2002 R. Kelly: A Woman's Threat (Video short)
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 2001 R. Kelly: The World's Greatest (Video short)
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 2001 Fat Joe Feat. R. Kelly: We Thuggin' (Video short)
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 2001 R. Kelly: Feelin' on Yo Booty (Video short)
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 2001 Chanté Moore: Bitter (Video short)
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 2001 R. Kelly: The Storm Is Over Now (Video short)
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 2001 R. Kelly Feat. Jay-Z, Boo, Gotti: Fiesta (Remix) (Video short)
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 2000 R. Kelly: I Wish (Video short)
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 2000 R. Kelly: Bad Man (Video short)
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 1999 Puff Daddy Feat. R. Kelly: Satisfy You (Video short)
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 1999 R. Kelly: When a Woman's Fed Up (Video short)
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 1999 R. Kelly Feat. Nas: Did You Ever Think (Remix) (Video short)
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 1998 Kirk Franklin: Lean on Me (Video short)
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 1998 R. Kelly Feat. Keith Murray: Home Alone (Video short)
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 1998 Sparkle: Time to Move On (Video short)
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 1998 Céline Dion & R. Kelly: I'm Your Angel (Video short)
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 1998 R. Kelly: Half on a Baby (Video short)
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 1998 Sparkle Feat. R. Kelly: Be Careful (Video short)
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 1997 R. Kelly: Gotham City (Remix) (Video short)
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 1997 R. Kelly: Gotham City (Video short)
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 1997 Videotech (TV Series)
- Episode #1.19 (1997)
 1996 Nas: Street Dreams (Remix) (Video short)
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 1996 R. Kelly: I Can't Sleep Baby (If I) (Video short)
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 1996 R. Kelly: I Believe I Can Fly (Video short)
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 1996 R. Kelly: I Can't Sleep Baby (If I), Remix (Video short)
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 1996 R. Kelly: Thank God It's Friday (Video short)
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 1995 R. Kelly: You Remind Me of Something (Video short)
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 1994 Aaliyah: At Your Best (You Are Love) (Video short)
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 1994 Aaliyah: Back & Forth (Video short)
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 1994 Changing Faces: Stroke You Up (Video short)
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 1994 Black Men United: U Will Know (Video short)
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 1994 R. Kelly: Summer Bunnies (Remix) (Video short)
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 1994 R. Kelly: Your Body's Callin' (Video short)
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 1994 R. Kelly: Bump N' Grind (Video short)
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 1993 The Winans Feat. R. Kelly: Payday (Video short)
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 1993 R. Kelly: Sex Me (Video short)
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 1993 R. Kelly & Public Announcement: Dedicated (Video short)
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 1992 R. Kelly & Public Announcement: Honey Love (Video short)
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 1990 R. Kelly & MGM: Why You Wanna Play Me? (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Big Tymers video "Gangsta Girls" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 53 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

R. Kelly and Public Announcement | R Kelly

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Andrea Kelly  (divorced)  (3 children) | See more »

Children:

Joanne Kelly
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I only feel sorry for weak people. And mostly what I've come to find is that the weak people are the ones that are the haters. See more »

Trivia:

R. Kelly began his music career as the front man of r&b singing group Public Announcement. See more »

Trademark:

French braids See more »

Nickname:

Pied Piper of R&B See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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