R. Kelly Released 12 Play

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On this day, November 9, 1993, The King of R&B, R. Kelly released his debut album 12 Play (first album without Public Announcement).

12 Play features a mix of R&B and new jack swing, and the album was a huge success. The title track, “12 Play,” is known for its sensual and seductive lyrics, setting the tone for the album’s overall theme of love and intimacy.

R. Kelly went on to release a total of 18 albums which included several number one hits. He is known as one of the biggest names in the music industry as a singer, songwriter and producer.