Who knew that R. Kelly had the moves to dominate on the court? No longer Trapped in the Closet, R. Kelly kicked around Barclays before singing the National Anthem for the Brooklyn Nets, and he slammed a three-pointer like it was nothing!
R. Kelly, 48, had the honor of singing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Brooklyn Nets game on Tuesday, November 17, but he had some downtime before the game began. Instead of sitting around twiddling his thumbs, he got in some practice time with Nets small forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, and blew the whole team out of the water with his incredible basketball skills! Click through to watch him stun!
We believe he can fly! How effortless does R. Kelly make this look? The controversial singer lined up a three-pointer and landed it like it was nothing, shocking rookie Rondae and the early birds who already made their way to the bleachers. What made this even more amazing? R. Kelly had a cigar sticking out of his mouth, and was dressed in a blazer and dress pants. Way to class up the joint! If you’re getting nostalgic for R. Kelly after seeing him do his thing, get some of his classic tunes RIGHT HERE!
R. Kelly Helps His High School Music Teacher Keep Her Home
The singer recently made headlines for being a bonafide hero, saving the home of his former high school music teacher, 87-year-old Lena McLin. Amazing. Thinking quickly, R. Kelly staged a benefit concert in his hometown of Chicago on October 14, 2015 to raise the funds to help her keep her house. After all, Lena has always believed in him!
“On the first day I met her, Ms. McLin told me, ‘You’re going to be one of the greatest singers, songwriters and performers of all time.’ I thought the lady was crazy,” R. Kelly told the Chicago Sun Times. How beautiful is that? He went on to win three Grammy awards, and become one of the most successful artists in the world. To him, it was only right that he pay Lena back.
HollywoodLifers, are you stunned that R. Kelly made the three-pointer? Tell us in the comments!
— Samantha Wilson