The embattled R&B star R. Kelly was arrested on a fugitive nationwide warrant issued as he was preparing to leave a rented vacation home where he had lived for over a year with his wife and three children charged with 21 counts of child pornography.Author Jake Brown explores the past to uncover the truth behind the crooner's celebrated, yet conflicted life, including: His childhood and impoverished upbringing, His abuse as a child, experiences that molded him into both the man and celebrity; His collaboration with and marriage to Aaliyah; child porn allegations filed against him; his haunting past and God-fearing, Soul, and Rhythm and Blues sounds that led him to a chart-topping career. R Kelly's distinct sound has an ability to blend cutting edge, street-wise Hip-Hop music and storytelling with smooth love songs. His role as collaborative composer and producer with other artists expanded outside of his R&B genre, reflecting the diversity of his talents, as he crafted hits for many of the world's biggest Pop stars, including Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Notorious BIG, Puffy, Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige, NAS, Maxwell, Kirk Franklin, and KC & Jo Jo.R.Kelly, musical genius, racked up numerous Top 40 and Top Ten smashes hits in Billboard's Top 200 list.
R. Kelly's music has topped Billboard's R & B Album, Adult Contemporary, Hot 100 Singles, Top 200 Album and the R & B/Hip Hop Charts. R. Kelly has been nominated for and received numerous awards including: Grammys for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Album[registered], and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group; Soul Train Music Awards for Best R&B/Soul Album, Male[registered]; NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Male Artist and Music Video, and was the American Music Award's Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist and Sammy Davis Jr. Entertainer of the Year. In an instant, R. Kelly would go from a revered global superstar to a man whose freedom and security..whose very foundation was being threatened. This book reveals all the details about how R. Kelly became the 'Prince of Pillowtalk' and how that title would come back to haunt him again and again.