Born Robert Sylvester Kelly on January 8, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, R. Kelly and grew up in a Chicago housing project. He was raised by his single mother, and began singing in his church's choir as a young child.
From his humble beginnings, Robert rose to prominence. Amassing 75 million records sold, the 55th best selling artist in the United States is currently fighting for his life, against 4 court cases-- an epic trial-- that want to put him away for eternity.
Today we take a look at the world's greatest: The King of RnB. Robert Sylvester Kelly.