If you are unfamiliar with R. Kelly's "opera" - you are in for a good laugh this morning.
Behind-The-Scenes Look at R.Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet - New Chapters Coming to IFC Nov 23Set to lilting operatic strings, lyrics bounce: "Bitch don't 'hey Twan me..." "...you're still on house arrest..." "you gonna kill these bitches? Then what? Then what?"
Trapped in the Closet” is a series of songs by American contemporary R&B singer R. Kelly. The song set consists of 22 whole chapters, which were released from 2005 to 2007.
Written and produced by Kelly, the series tells a story of a one-night stand that sets off a chain of events, which gradually reveals a greater web of lies, sex and deceit. Musically, all chapters of the song feature the same melodic theme with varying lyrics, relating an ongoing narrative.
Take a special behind-the-scenes look at R&B icon R.Kelly in his unforgettable hip-hopera, Trapped in the Closet. Hear where the inspiration for his character Randolph came from and see R. Kelly transform into Rosie the Nosy Neighbor’s husband.
R. Kelly returns to IFC with brand-new chapters of Trapped in the Closet on Friday, November 23 at 9:00pm ET/PT.
Catch up on previous chapters of this cultural phenomenon with marathons starting Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am ET/PT.
Created, written by and starring R. Kelly as multiple cast members, Trapped in the Closet continues its ongoing saga with the return of Sylvester, Rufus, Cathy, Tina, Roxanne, Randolph, Rosie the Nosy Neighbor, Reverend Moseley, Twan and Pimp Lucius. A cast of characters interconnected by sexual exploits, quarreling lovers and a mysterious package.