R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly, known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, 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. Kelly has written, produced, and remixed songs and albums for many artists, including Aaliyah's 1994 debut album Age Ain't Nothing but a Number. In 1996, Kelly was nominated for a Grammy for writing Michael Jackson's song "You Are Not Alone". In 2002 and 2004, Kelly released collaboration albums with rapper Jay-Z and has been a guest vocalist for other hip hop artists like Nas, Sean Combs, and The Notorious B.I.G. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has recognized R. Kelly as one of the best-selling music artists in the United States with 40 ...

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005)

R. Kelly wakes up in a married woman’s bed, and the husband is on his way home, and they get caught, but the husband has secrets of his own, and it all kind of explodes from there, with more characters being introduced, and everyone is sleeping with everyone, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Cat Wilson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson

R. Kelly wakes up in a married woman’s bed, and the husband is on his way home, and they get caught, but the husband has secrets of his own, and it all kind of explodes from there, with more characters being introduced, and everyone is sleeping with everyone, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Cat Wilson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007)

The second half of R. Kelly's unfinished hip hop opera  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Victor Mignatti
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

The second half of R. Kelly's unfinished hip hop opera  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Victor Mignatti
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33 (2012)

The long awaited sequel to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the closet" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

The long awaited sequel to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the closet" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

The Gayle King Interview with Greg Floyd (2019)

Singer, Actor, Criminal Greg Floyd said he's an innocent man in an emotional interview with Gayle King. He vehemently denied all accusations of drug abuse made against him.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gayle King  •  R. Kelly

Singer, Actor, Criminal Greg Floyd said he's an innocent man in an emotional interview with Gayle King. He vehemently denied all accusations of drug abuse made against him.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gayle King  •  R. Kelly

R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection (2003)

This DVD/CD combination package features all of R. Kelly's biggest music videos from the first 10 years of his career, and one of the most potent new videos: "Thoia Thing." The bonus CD contains 5 tracks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray  •  Bille Woodruff  •  R. Kelly  •  Christopher Erskin  •  Hype Williams  •  Lionel C. Martin  •  Millicent Shelton  •  Director X.  •  Kim Watson  •  David Nelson
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Garcelle Beauvais  •  Céline Dion  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

This DVD/CD combination package features all of R. Kelly's biggest music videos from the first 10 years of his career, and one of the most potent new videos: "Thoia Thing." The bonus CD contains 5 tracks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray  •  Bille Woodruff  •  R. Kelly  •  Christopher Erskin  •  Hype Williams  •  Lionel C. Martin  •  Millicent Shelton  •  Director X.  •  Kim Watson  •  David Nelson
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Garcelle Beauvais  •  Céline Dion  •  Michael Clarke Duncan