12 Play is the debut studio album by American R&B and soul singer-songwriter R. Kelly; it was released on November 9, 1993, by Jive Records. The album follows his tenure with R&B group Public Announcement, with whom he released one album, Born into the 90's (1992). It went on to top the R&B albums chart for nine weeks straight, while reaching the second position on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Kelly's debut album with Public Announcement from a year earlier, Born into the 90s, had been a fine new jack swing album, but it hardly foreshadowed the astonishing heights the all-around amazing singer summits on 12 Play, a likewise all-around amazing album with a little bit of something for everyone. There are a couple moments on 12 Play that are reminiscent of Born Into the 90s, specifically the sung-rapped ones: "Freak Dat Body" and "Back to the Hood of Things. These tend to be the least interesting of the 12 songs here, however, and their.
Although dubious of lyric, 12 Play still sounds contemporary and frequently surprising. Although he’d made his debut proper backed by Public Announcement the previous year, on the album Born Into the ‘90s, R. Kelly’s first solo affair 12 Play was a quantum leap stylistically and production-wise, setting out his manifesto as love-man par excellence. Although there are still traces of his former straight-ahead RnB, 12 Play broke new ground, with his wistful blend of classic soul beats, G-funk and new jack swing. This album played a large part in defining the urban genre
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Kelly and Public Announcement released their debut album, Born into the 90's, at the beginning of 1992. It was an instant R&B smash, while earning a fair amount of pop airplay; "Honey Love" and "Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ)" were number one R&B hits, while "Dedicated" was his biggest pop hit at number 31. 12 Play, released in the fall of 1993, established Kelly as an R&B superstar, eventually selling over five million copies
Kelly's debut album "Born into the 90's" is released a year after he signs a deal with Jive Records. It features his group Public Announcement and includes hit singles "Honey Love," "Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ)" and "She's Got That Vibe. Fans will later note that one of the lyrics on the latter says, "Little cute Aaliyah's got i. November 1993. Kelly releases his solo album "12 Play.
Released November 9, 1993. 1. Your Body's Callin' Lyrics. Writers Bruce Hawes, Charles Simmons, Joseph B. Jefferson & 1 more. Assistant Engineer Doug McBride & Stefon Bionik Taylor. Associate Producer Timmy Allen. More R. Kelly albums.
12 Play é o álbum de estréia do cantor de R&B e Soul R. Kelly, lançado pela Jive Records em 9 de Novembro de 1993. O álbum foi lançado após sua saída do grupo de R&B Public Announcement, com quem Kelly lançou o álbum "Born into the 90's" (1992). 12 Play ajudou a estabelecer R. Kelly no cenário musical e atingiu a 2ª posição na Billboard 200, além de permanecer no topo da parada de R&B por nove semanas consecutivas.
Kelly & Public Announcement. American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play