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In 1990, MGM recorded and released their first single "Why You Wanna Play Me"; after releasing the single, the group disbanded. Kelly got his breakthrough in 1989 when he, along with Marc Mc Williams, Vincent Walker and Shawn Brooks, participated on the talent TV show Big Break, hosted by Natalie Cole. Subsequently, Kelly's debut album Born into the 90's was released in early 1992 (credited as R. Released during the new jack swing period of the early nineties, the album yielded the R&B hits "She's Got That Vibe", "Honey Love", "Dedicated", and "Slow Dance (Hey Mr. Kelly's first solo album, 12 Play, was released on November 9, 1993 and yielded the singer's first number-one hit, "Bump N' Grind", which spent a record-breaking 12 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart. "Snake", incidentally, became the basis of the dancehall reggae riddim known as Baghdad.
In 1991, Kelly signed with Jive Records and teamed with a new group from Chicago called Public Announcement. Later that year Kelly followed that success by releasing his first greatest hits collection The R in R&B Collection Volume 1, the album as well as a DVD collection.
Throughout his career, Kelly has won numerous awards, including a Guinness World Records as well as countless other awards like Grammy, BET, Soul Train, Billboard, NAACP, and American Music Awards. He produced the remix for Janet Jackson's 1994 hit "Any Time, Any Place" which was featured on Jackson's remix album, Janet Remixed. Musically, the album spans different genres from pop (Celine Dion), street rap (Nas and Jay-Z) to Blues ("Suicide").
At a young age Kelly was often sexually abused by a woman who was at least ten years older than himself. Critics praised Kelly for his departure from salacious bedroom songs to embracing vulnerability. The album remains Kelly's biggest selling album to date having sold 8 million copies in the United States and 4 million copies internationally. reached number one on the R&B albums chart, becoming Kelly's third number one album to do so, and entered at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. In December 2001 at the Billboard Music Awards, Kelly confirmed the album's existence and announced the title of the album, The Best of Both Worlds.As a teenager, Kelly began street performing under the Chicago "L" tracks before he eventually formed a group with his friends Marc Mc Williams, Vincent Walker, and Shawn Brooks. All Music's Jason Birchmeier rated TP-2with 4 stars and described Kelly's style: "Kelly knows how to take proven formulas and funnel them through his own stylistic aesthetic, which usually means slowing down the tempo, laying on lush choruses of strings and background vocals, taming down the lyrics for radio, and catering his pitch primarily to wistful women. In early 2003, Chocolate Factory became a runaway success for Kelly, selling over three million copies due to the success of singles such as "Ignition".In 1989, Kelly, Mc Williams, Walker, and Brooks formed the group MGM (Musically Gifted Men). The album was Kelly's second album to peak at #1 on the Billboard 200 and the fourth to top the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. "Snake" and "Step in the Name of Love" were also popular singles.The singer, according to Jay-Z, often complained that the touring lights were not directed towards him and often left during the middle of sets.
Another night during the concert, Kelly stayed on his tour bus for two hours before finally coming out to perform an uninspired set. Kelly halfway through the tour, after a member of Jay-Z's entourage attacked R. On April 25, 2006, it was confirmed that Jay-Z's younger cousin, Tyran (Ty-Ty) Smith confessed in a Manhattan Criminal Court to pepper-spraying R.The album included chapters of "Trapped in the Closet".On 2006, Kelly started The Light It Up Tour, It later became his first concert DVD. The original track entitled "I'm a Flirt", also produced and co-written by R.Kelly became the first musician to play professional basketball, when he was signed in 1997. "If Whitney Houston needs a song written", Gross said, "he would be able to leave the team to do that and come back".