For the latest edition of CRWN interview series, Elliott Wilson sat down with the legendary R. Kelly at The Cutting Room in New York City last week.
The singer, who released his 12th studio album Black Panties last Tuesday discussed getting back to baby-making music with his new album, working with Lady Gaga on her new single ‘Do What U Want’ and why she takes risks, writing hits in McDonald’s parking lots, his throat surgery & recovering from it and more.
Watch part 1 of the interview below.
UPDATE: Part 2 is available now. He talks about reconciling with Jay Z, almost losing it with “Trapped In The Closet,” meeting Tupac and his favorites from R&B’s next generation and then recites an explicit poem.