R. Kelly at Allstate Arena

May 7, 2016
R Kelly

Chicago native R. Kelly is returning home to Chicago as a part of his The Buffet tour. Kelly will play Allstate Arena on May 7th. The R&B singer released his thirteenth studio album, The Buffet, in December 2015 and has spawned the singles “Switch Up” and “Backyard Party.” R. Kelly is better known for his hit singles “Ignition,” “Bump N’ Grind,” “If I Can Turn Back the Hands of Time,” and “I Believe I Can Fly” taken from the platinum selling Space Jam soundtrack. The singer has received several accolades throughout his successful career, including three Grammy awards, six NAACP Image Awards, 11 Soul Train Awards, and two American Music Awards. Some of his best selling albums include R. Kelly (1995) and double album R (1998). The latter is his biggest selling album to date with over eight million copies sold in the US and 12.4 million sold worldwide.

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Get ‘Em

Venue: Allstate Arena

Check out the video for R. Kelly’s latest single “Backyard Party:”


Ashley Perez

Ashley Perez

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on Examiner, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, Kitty Whipp, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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