Though he is black in color he is born American , though he seems to be originally African like Akon the legendary world music superstar , You are wrong he is not The Zain I Believe concert Guest artist Robert Sylvester Kelly was born January 8, 1967 In Chicago Of The United States Of America.
R.Kelly is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, music promoter, video director and record producer.
He has in his music carrier won a lot of music and talent awards and with no doubt his is a classical world superstar that no one can stop.
One would think that coming to Africa would always be very simple and it’s not been hard for R.Kelly either though the Zain R.Kelly I Believe concert is going to be R.Kelly’s third appearance and performance In Africa.
On his first coming in Africa, R.Kelly in his own words said “It will be one of the highlights of not only my career but my life. I can’t wait to perform in front of my fans in Africa – who have always been some of my best in the world.”
South Africa being the first country where R.Kelly had a performance on the Arise African Fashion Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday, June 20, 2009.and later had a show in Cape Town. The South Africans loved his shows and they say it was really amazing to have R.Kelly on their land.
His second performance in an African nation was in Nigeria where R.Kelly staged up three performances. On July 3rd 2009, in Lagos, R.Kelly gave a VIP special command performance at a seven-star venue and round off the Lagos leg of the tour with another performance on July 4 2009.
R.Kelly later had another show in Abuja THISDAY Dome on Sunday, July 5 2009. In Nigeria, R.Kelly featured African Icons like Lagbaja, D'Banj, Neto C, Wande Cole, PSquare and many others
This time round, East Africa is blessed to host The international R&B superstar in Uganda Kampala Lugogo Indoor stadium for the Zain R.Kelly I Believe concert on 29th January 2009.
Zain Telecom has set out prizes to be won by R.Kelly fans through voting for the Ugandan Artists who will have to perform on the same stage with R.Kelly. The I believe concert fans are winning a million everyday plus very many other Zain R.Kelly I Believe concert goodies. Zain set out 100 millions to be won after an investment of close to 2.5 billion shillings in the R.Kelly Concert.
R.Kelly fans are also winning tickets online with HiPipo.com a social network platform that promotes talent and bring together friends and friends of friends to share content like east African music videos, East African artists profiles, photos, interviews. Check for “Kelly Must Play Hits” , a theme that looks at R.Kelly fans voting for their all time greatest R.Kelly hits that they would want R.Kelly to perform on the I Believe Concert in Lugogo come January.