R. Kelly confirmed on Thursday that he has recorded a song with Justin Bieber.
“I just did a song [with Justin Bieber],” R. Kelly told Vibe.
“[Justin Bieber] just called me to do a song and it’s hot. He wanted to go and do some R&B stuff, so we got together and did that.”
The track will come out next week, according to a tweet by Justin Bieber.
The confirmation verifies the rumors Justin Bieber started himself when he mysteriously tweeted “They aren’t ready” at R. Kelly two weeks ago.
It also explains the Instagram pictures Justin Bieber posted in January that came with the caption: “Me and my homey R. Kelly.”
Asked about collaboration in general, R. Kelly replied: “Honestly, I’m at my best one-on-one. So anybody who wants to mess with Kellz, I’m on the front line for ’em.”
R. Kelly has been very busy on the collaboration front lately. Most recently, he added some lyrics to Bruno Mars’ Gorilla. He also dropped a few verses on Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP song Do What U Want and he teamed with 2 Chainz on his own track, My Story, which will be found on the singer’s forthcoming album Black Panties.
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