Who doesn’t love R. Kelly? If you say you don’t (or didn’t at one point), we’d have to call your bluff. Known as one of the most influential men of R&B ever, the 20 year veteran has done more for the industry than you can possibly imagine. From discovering acts to producing groundbreaking records, The Pied Piper of R&B has reinvented himself time and time again, and his upcoming Black Panties album is no different.
Serving as the masterminds 12th studio album, Black Panties has seen great reviews from the tracks that have been dropped so far. In addition to his own signature music, Kellz has jumped on tracks with some of today’s hottest acts including Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber and one of the most talked about performers ever, Lady Gaga.
Recently sitting down with Rap-Up TV, the famed artist discusses how his collaborations with the aforementioned came about and how he plans to call on them for his next album. Citing Lady Gaga as the person he met his match in, he talks about how great her visionary skills are.
Take a look at the interview above and get ready for the album, in stores tomorrow Dec. 10!