Skip to content

Profane Genius.

October 27, 2010

My fascination with the bizarre, stream of consciousness R&B of R. Kelly has been previously documented.  But there is one work, above all others, that I always return to, “Real Talk”.

When I was a kid, adults commonly described rap as “not music” and “people just talking over drums”.  As a description for rap in general this is a laughable description, but for R. Kelly’s “Real Talk” it’s uncannily accurate.

Warning, this song is filled with obscenities:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: