Quotes by R. Kelly

About R. Kelly:

Robert Sylvester Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper and former professional basketball player. A native of Chicago, Illinois, often referred to as the King of R&B, 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 (Remix)", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". His distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop and contemporary R&B artists. Kelly became the first music star to play professional basketball, when he got signed in 1997.

Author Bio

  • NameR. Kelly
  • DescriptionAmerican singer-songwriter, record producer, rapper and former professional basketball player
  • AliasesRobert Sylvester Kelly
  • BornJanuary 8, 1969
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionRecord Producer; Singer; Singer-songwriter; Composer; Musician; Actor; Songwriter
  • WorksI Believe I Can Fly