Did you know? R Kelly became the first music star to play professional basketball
In 1997, Kelly fulfilled a longtime dream of his and signed a contract to play basketball with the Atlantic City Seagulls of the USBL.
R Kelly wore the number 12 in honor of his album 12 Play.
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In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for “I Believe I Can Fly”.
R Kelly began singing in the church choir at age eight.
At age 11, he was shot in the shoulder while riding his bike home; the bullet is reportedly still lodged in his shoulder.
I’m just so down with R Kelly